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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Disclosure of HIV seropositive status to sexual partners and its associated factors among patients attending antiretroviral treatment clinic follow up at Mekelle Hospital, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables % (number)
Residence  
Urban 92.3(299)
Rural 7.7(25)
Ethnicity  
Tigray 92.0(298)
Amhara 8.0(25)
Sex  
Female 60.2(195)
Male 39.8(129)
Age  
18-24 4.3(14)
25-34 38.9(126)
35-44 45.1(146)
45-54 9.6(31)
> = 55 2.2(7)
Occupation  
Daily worker 34.6(112)
Governmental employee 23.8(77)
House wife 18.2(59)
Merchant 17.0(55)
Farmer 3.4(11)
Student 3.1(10)
Marital status  
Married 49.4(160)
Separated 20.7(67)
Widowed 13.0(42)
Single 11.7(38)
Divorced 5.2(17)
Religion  
Orthodox 87.7(284)
Muslim 10.2(33)
Protestant 1.5(5)
Catholic 0.6(2)
Educational status  
Illiterate 24.0(78)
Primary school (1–4) 9.0(29)
Primary school (5–8) 30.6(99)
Secondary school (9–12) 23.1(75)
Twelve and above 13.3(43)
Monthly income  
<=500 Ethiopian birr 55.2(179)
>500 Ethiopian birr 44.8(145)