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Table 3 Medical and other related problems 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

Disease/problem Frequency Percent
Eating problem   
Yes 74 19.7
No 302 80.3
Types of eating problem   
Swallowing difficulty 38 10.1
Loss of appetite 33 8.8
Current or past OI   
TB 98 26.1
Candidiasis 53 14.1
Toxoplasmosis 11 2.9
Diarrhea 271 72.1
Current condition   
Improved 359 95.4
Same 16 4.3
Deteriorated 1 0.3
Clinical stage   
Stage-I 127 33.8
Stage-II 27 7.2
Stage-III 138 36.7
Stage-IV 84 22.3
Adherence   
High 318 84.6
Moderate 47 12.5
Low 11 2.9