Characteristics Options Frequency %
Little interest or pleasure in doing things Yes 426 57.6
No 314 42.4
Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless Yes 481 65.0
No 259 35.0
staying asleep, or sleeping too much Yes 471 63.6
No 269 36.4
Feeling tired or having little energy Yes 537 72.6
No 203 27.4
Poor appetite or overeating Yes 470 63.5
No 270 36.5
Feeling bad about yourself, or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down Yes 382 51.6
No 358 48.4
Trouble concentrating on things, such asĀ reading the newspaper or watching TV Yes 402 54.3
No 338 45.7
Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Yes 395 53.4
No 345 46.6
Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way. Yes 353 47.7
No 387 52.3
Trouble concentrating on things, such asĀ  reading the newspaper or watching TV Yes 402 54.3
No 338 45.7
Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Yes 395 53.4
No 345 46.6
Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way. Yes 353 47.7
No 387 52.3
Table 2: Factors assessing depression in PHQ scale among people living with HIV on ART program in Harari Region, Ethiopia, March 2013.