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Table 2 Clinical characteristic of adult PLHIV in public health facilities of Ethiopia, September 2013 to August 2014

From: Magnitude of opportunistic diseases and their predictors among adult people living with HIV enrolled in care: national level cross sectional study, Ethiopia

Characteristics Number (Percentage)
Care status
 On pre-ART care 397 (5.1)
 On ART 7429 (94.9)
 Total 7826 (100.0)
WHO clinical staging
 Stage I/II 6880 (88.9)
 Stage III/IV 855 (11.1)
 Total 7735 (100.0)
Functional status
 Working 7479 (96.8)
 Ambulatory/bed ridden 251 (3.2)
 Total 7730 (100.0)
Nutritional status
 Severe/moderate thinness 421 (7.9)
 Mild thinness 771 (14.4)
 Normal 3430 (64.3)
 Overweight/obese 715 (13.4)
 Total 5337 (100.0)
CD4 count (cells/mm3)
 < 200 951 (15.4)
 200–349 1553 (25.1)
 350–499 1556 (25.1)
 ≥500 2127 (34.4)
 Total 6187 (100.0)
TB symptoms screening result
 Positive 428 (5.6)
 Negative 7184 (94.4)
 Total 7612 (100.0)
Isoniazid prophylaxis
 Yes 1703 (24.8)
 No 5170 (75.2)
 Total 6873 (100.0)
Adherence to ART
 Good 5689 (88.2)
 Poor/fair 764 (11.8)
 Total 6453 (100.0)
Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis
 Yes 5135 (97.1)
 No 154 (2.9)
 Total 5289 (100.0)
Median duration of stay in HIV care (months) 56 (IQR = 28–80)
Median CD4 count (cells/ mm3) 407 (IQR = 261–572)