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Table 2 Description of clinical and psychosocial factors among people living with HIV/AIDS at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2016/2017

From: Prevalence and associated factors of depression among patients with HIV/AIDS in Hawassa, Ethiopia, cross-sectional study

Variables Category Frequency Percent  %
CD4 cell count < 200 33 8.6
200–1000 330 86.2
≥ 1000 20 5.2
Started ART taking Yes 357 93.2
No 26 6.8
Perceived stigma Yes 168 43.9
No 215 56.1
Current substance Yes 72 18.8
No 311 81.2
HIV/AIDS stages Stage I 150 39.2
Stage II 162 42.3
Stage III 58 15.1
Stage IV 13 3.4
Social support Poor social support 259 67.6
Moderate social support 110 28.7
Strong social support 14 3.7