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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents in Debre-Markos and Finote-Selam Hospitals, May 2013

From: Factors associated with late Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) diagnosis among peoples living with it, Northwest Ethiopia: hospital based unmatched case-control study

Characteristics Cases N (%) Controls N (%) Total N (%)
Year of positive diagnosis
 Before 2007 30 (16.0) 15 (7.9) 45 (12.0)
 2007–2008 57 (30.5) 45 (23.8) 102 (27.1)
 After 2008 100 (53.5) 129 (68.3) 229 (60.9)
Sex
 Male 66 (35.3) 69 (36.5) 135 (35.9)
 Female 121 (64.7) 120 (63.5) 241 (64.1)
Pregnancy status
 Pregnant 16 (13.2) 11 (9.2) 27 (11.2)
 Not pregnant 105 (86.2) 109 (90.8) 214 (88.8)
Residence
 Urban 157 (84.0) 156 (82.5) 313 (83.2)
 Rural 30 (16.0) 33 (17.5) 63 (16.8)
Marital status
 Single 35 (18.7) 29 (15.3) 64 (17.0)
 Married 87 (46.5) 100 (52.9) 187 (49.7)
 Divorced/separated 40 (21.4) 38 (20.1) 78 (20.7)
 Widowed 25 (13.4) 22 (11.6) 47 (12.5)
Educational status
 Cannot read/write 45 (24.1) 57 (30.2) 102 (27.1)
 Read/write only 23 (12.3) 15 (7.9) 38 (10.1)
 Primary 42 (22.5) 40 (21.2) 82 (21.8)
 Secondary 53 (28.3) 45 (23.8) 98 (26.1)
 Tertiary (college/university) 24 (12.8) 32 (16.9) 56 (14.9)
Occupational status
 No job 30 (16.0) 43 (22.8) 73 (19.4)
 Farmer 24 (12.8) 29 (15.3) 53 (14.1)
 Government employee 42 (22.5) 40 (21.2) 82 (21.8)
 Merchant 45 (24.1) 30 (15.9) 75 (19.9)
 Daily laborer 25 (13.4) 27 (14.3) 52 (13.8)
 Student 4 (2.1) 4 (2.1) 8 (2.1)
 Commercial sex worker 7 (3.7) 8 (4.2) 15 (4.0)
 Driver 6 (3.2) 1 (0.5) 7 (1.9)
 Others 4 (2.1) 7 (3.7) 11 (2.9)
Living arrangement
 Alone 49 (26.2) 44 (23.3) 93 (24.7)
 With family 53 (28.3) 49 (25.9) 102 (27.1)
 With spouse 83 (44.4) 94 (49.7) 177 (47.1)
 Others 2 (1.1) 2 (1.1) 4 (1.1)
Ownership of living house
 Own 88 (47.1) 99 (52.4) 187 (49.7)
 Rented 99 (52.9) 90 (47.6) 1890.3)