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Table 1 socioeconomic characteristics of HIV infected children who had to follow up in three public hospitals, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Magnitude of malnutrition and associated factors among HIV infected children attending HIV-care in three public hospitals in East and West Gojjam Zones, Amhara, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2017: a cross-sectional study

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Sex Male 186 50
Female 186 50
Age of child (years) 2–5 54 14.5
5–10 149 40.1
10–15 169 45.4
A child with alive mother Yes 297 79.8
No 75 20.2
Age of mother 15–24 8 2.2
25–34 122 32.8
35–49 159 42.5
≥ 50 9 2.4
Residence Rural 82 22
Urban 290 78
Occupation of mother (n = 297) Student 2 0.5
Daily laborer 102 27.4
Employed 53 14.2
Farmer 51 13.7
Merchant 62 16.7
Other 27 7.7
School attended (N = 297) Yes 142 47.8
No 155 52.2
Level of maternal education Unable to read and write 99 26.6
Able to read and write 53 14.2
Primary school 58 15.6
Secondary school 44 11.8
College/university 43 11.6