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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of caregivers for children on ART at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, 2017 (n = 402)

From: Late antiretroviral therapy initiation and associated factors among children on antiretroviral therapy at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age
 < 40 years 341 84.8
 ≥ 40 years 61 15.2
Sex
 Male 73 18.2
 Female 329 81.8
Marital status
 Married 204 50.7
 Unmarried 198 49.3
Occupation
 Employed 64 15.9
 Unemployed 338 84.1
Relation to child
 Mother 285 70.9
 Father 41 10.2
 Other relative 76 18.9
Antenatal history
 No 133 46.7
 Yes 152 53.3
PMTCT
 No 123 77.4
 Yes 36 22.6
Parental survival status
 Mother alive only 77 19.1
 Father alive only 30 7.5
 Both alive 250 62.2
 Neither alive 45 11.2
HIV status of caregiver
 Positive 174 43.3
 Negative 19 4.7
 Unknown 209 52
Caregiver on ART
 No 85 48.9
 Yes 89 51.1
  1. n = sample size included in the analysis