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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of women on ART at Humera zonal Hospital, Tigray; August 2012, (n = 376)

From: Undernutrition among HIV positive women in Humera hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2013: antiretroviral therapy alone is not enough, cross sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age   
20-29 152 40.4
30-39 143 38.0
40-49 60 16.0
50+ 21 5.6
Residence   
Urban 340 90.4
Rural 36 9.6
Marital status   
Married 185 49.2
Single 28 7.4
Divorced 103 27.4
Widowed 60 16.0
Ethnic group   
Tigrian 252 67.0
Amhara 124 33.0
Religion   
Orthodox 363 96.6
Muslim 13 3.4
Education   
Not literate 234 62.2
Read and write 41 10.9
Primary 77 20.5
Secondary and above 24 6.4
Occupation   
Farmer 94 25.0
Merchant 85 22.6
Daily labourer 133 35.4
Commercial sex work 16 4.3
No job 34 9.0
House servants 14 3.7
Wealth index   
First quintile 53 14.1
Second quintile 99 26.3
Third quintile 88 23.4
Fourth quintile 70 18.6
Fifth quintile 66 17.6