Variables Frequency n=412 %
Date confirmed ≤2 years ago 97 23.5
3-5 years ago 145 35.2
6-8 years ago 137 33.3
9-11 years ago 33 8.0
WHO staging of HIV/AIDS Stage I 282 68.4
Stage II 45 10.9
Stage III 80 19.4
Stage IV 5 1.2
Last CD4 Cell Count ≤ 435 235 57.0
>435 177 43.0
Antiretroviral DrugĀ  Side Effect Yes 150 36.4
No 233 56.6
pre ART 29 7.0
Antiretroviral DrugĀ  Adherence Good 358 93.5
Fair 14 3.7
Poor 11 2.7
Table 2: HIV/AIDS Related Characteristics of HIV infected individuals at Comprehensive HIV Care and treatment clinic of DebreMarkos referral hospital, East Gojjam, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2013