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Table 1 Participants characteristics, overall and by ART status

From: Patterns of condom use and associated factors among adult HIV positive clients in North Western Ethiopia: a comparative cross sectional study

Variables ART experienced (n = 230) N (%) ART naïve (n = 224) N (%) Total (n = 454) N (%)
Sex
  Male 97 (42.2) 73 (32.6) 170 (37.4)
  Female 133 (57.8) 151 (67.4) 284 (62.6)
Age
  18–25 26 (11.3) 41 (18.3) 67 (14.8)
  26–35 111 (48.3) 115 (51.3) 226 (49.8)
  36–45 71 (30.9) 47 (21.0) 118 (26)
  > 45 19 (8.3) 15 (6.7) 34 (7.5)
Mean ±SD 34.6 ± 8.3 32.3 ± 8.1 33.5 ± 8.2
Residence
  Urban 201 (87.4) 193 (86.2) 394 (86.8)
  Rural 27 (11.7) 28 (12.5) 55 (12.1)
Educational status
  Can’t read and write 58 (25.2) 56 (25) 114 (25.1)
  Only read & write 21 (9.1) 25 (11.2) 46 (10.1)
  Primary 58 (25.2) 55 (24.6) 113 (24.9)
  Secondary 61 (26.5) 62 (27.7) 123 (27.1)
  College/University 30 (13) 24 (10.7) 54 (11.9)
Marital status
  Married 100 (43.5) 99 (44.2) 199 (43.8)
  Single 34 (14.8) 50 (22.3) 84 (18.5)
  Widowed 48 (20.9) 38 (17.0) 86 (18.9)
  Divorced 46 (20) 32 (14.3) 78 (17.2)
Employment status
  Employed 192 (83.5) 182 (81.2) 374 (82.4)
  Not employed 38 (16.5) 42 (18.8) 80 (17.6)