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Table 1 Characteristics of ART attendants, Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, 2010–2014

From: Predictors of CD4 count over time among HIV patients initiated ART in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, northwest Ethiopia: multilevel analysis

Characteristics Number (percent)
Baseline age in year (n = 1196)
 15–20 149 (12.5)
 21–30 473 (39.5)
 31–40 388 (32.4)
 41–50 128 (10.7)
 ≥51 58 (4.8)
Sex (n = 1196)
 Female 666 (55.7)
 Male 530 (44.3)
Baseline functional status (n = 1047)
 Working 651 (62.2)
 Ambulatory 345 (33.0)
 Bedridden 51 (4.8)
Baseline WHO clinical stage (1196)
 Stage 1 61 (5.1)
 Stage 2 180 (15.0)
 Stage 3 809 (67.7)
 Stage 4 146 (12.2)
First treatment class (n = 1196)
 AZT-3TC 732 (61.2)
 D4t-3TC 36 (3.0)
 D4t (30) 424 (35.5)
 D4t (40)
TDF-ddl
3 (0.3)
1 (0.08)
Baseline CD4 count (n = 1196)
 <200 919 (76.8)
 200–349 218 (18.2)
 350–499 32 (2.7)
 ≥500 27 (2.3)
Average CD4 count increment (compared to the baseline)a
 At 6 month (n = 861) 228 (60.26)
 At 1 year (n = 787) 232 (60.66)
 At 2 year (n = 701) 229 (60.33)
 At 3 year (n = 569) 264 (63.73)
 At 4 year (n = 378) 303 (66.87)
  1. aThe mean estimates were made under the condition of changing denominators because of attritions