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Table 1 Socio demographic and economic Characteristics of people living with HIV/AIDS, Shebel Berenta District, East Gojjam, Amhara region, North West Ethiopia, 2017

From: Determinants of chronic energy deficiency among adults living with HIV in Shebel Berenta District, East Gojjam, Amhara region, North West Ethiopia, 2017: case control study

Variables Controls (N = 355) Cases (N = 118)
No % No %
Age groups
 18–27 years 50 14 6 5
 28–47 years 234 65.9 83 70
 48–60 years 71 20 29 24
Sex of participant
 Female 200 56 55 46
 Male 155 43 63 53
Religion of participants
 Orthodox 223 62 97 82
 Muslim 132 37 21 17
Marital status
 Single 45 12 8 6
 Married 248 70 85 72
 Divorced 36 10 10 8
 Widowed 26 7 15 13
Educational status
 Un able to write and read 134 38 34 29
 Read and write only 161 45 70 59
 Primary and above 60 17 14 12
Family size
 One to three 207 58 48 40
 Four to five 137 38 61 52
 Six and above 11 3 9 7
Residence
 Rural 274 77 83 70
 Urban 81 23 35 30
Income
 Up to 500 birr 68 19 25 21
 501 to 1000 birr 207 58 78 66
 1001 to 1500 birr 59 16 13 11
 Above 1500 birr 21 6 2 2
Distance
 Up to 5 kms 80 22 34 29
 6 up to 10 kms 40 11 14 12
 11 kms and above 235 66 70 59
Occupation
 Merchant 60 17 25 21
 Farmer 241 69 78 66
 Daily laborers 28 8 7 6