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Table 2 Baseline clinical characteristics of adult people living with HIV on ART at Suhul Hospital, Northern Ethiopia, 2010–2014

From: Predictors of mortality among adult people living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at Suhul Hospital, Tigrai, Northern Ethiopia: a retrospective follow-up study

CharacteristicNumberPercent (%)
Weight
 < 50 kg12642.7
 ≥ 50 kg16957.3
Hemoglobin level (g/dl)
 < 11 g/dl8729.5
 ≥ 11 g/dl20870.5
CD4 count (cells/mm3)
 ≤ 20017459.0
 > 20012141.0
WHO clinical stage  
 I9532.2
 II11337.3
 III6522.0
 IV227.5
Functional status
 Working25887.5
 Ambulatory3110.5
 Bedridden62.0
Opportunistic infections (OIs)
 Yes8829.8
 No20770.2
Tuberculosis disease status
 Absent26991.2
 Present268.8
Cotrimoxazole prophylactic therapy (CPT)
 Yes22074.6
 No7525.4
Isoniazid prophylactic therapy (IPT)
 Yes8027.1
 No21572.9
Fluconazole prophylactic therapy
 Yes93.1
 No28696.9
Eligibility criteria for initiating ART
 Clinically5920.0
 Immunologically15753.4
 Both7926.8
Type of ART initiated
 AZT-3TC-NVP14549.2
 d4T(30)-3TC-NVP10937.0
 d4T(30)-3TC-EFV3311.2
 d4T(40)-3TC-EFV31.0
 d4T(40)-3TC-NVP51.7
Disclosed HIV serostatus
 Yes23780.3
 No5819.7
HIV serostatus disclosed to (n = 237)
 Wife/husband14047.5
 Brother/sister4113.9
 Own children3913.2
 Parent41.4
 Friends134.4