Variables Frequency Percent
Age (in year)    
    <35 244 57.5
     >36 180 42.5
Sex    
    Male 158 37.3
    Female 266 62.7
 Residence    
    Urban 370 87.3
    Rural 54 12.7
Education status    
   Illiterate 130 30.7
   Primary school              152 35.8
   Secondary school 98 23.1
Higher education   44 10.4
Ethnicity    
   Amhara 406 95.8
   Other* 18 4.2  
Religion    
   Orthodox  361 85.1
   Other** 63 14.9
Marital status    
   Single 76 17.9
   Married 222 52.4
   Divorced or Separated       69 16.3
   Widowed 57 13.4
Relation to head of household    
   Head  204 48.1
   Spouse  183 43.2
   Daughter or son 29 6.8
   Relative  8 1.9
Currently with whom are you living    
   Alone 90 21.2
   Family/Friends 334 78.8
Family Size     
   0-2 142 33.5
   >3 282 66.5
Income (in Ethiopian birr)    
    <500.00 202 47.6
    501-999 102 24.2
    1000-1499 54 12.7
    1500-1999 28 6.6
    >2500 38 8.9
Employment status        
   Employed 158 37.3
   Unemployed 266 62.7
Substance Use    
   Alcohol 90 21.2
   Chat 8 1.9
   Smoking 2 0.5
   Other 2 0.5
   None 322 75.9
* Tigre and Oromo, Agew
** Protestant, Catholic, and Muslim
Table 1: Socio demographic characteristics of HIV infected people on HAART in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia, 2013 (n = 424).