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Table 1 Characteristics of HIV positive children attending Gondar university hospital ART clinic from February to June, 2013, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of anemia among HIV infected children attending Gondar university hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Age in years 0.5–4.9 24 9.1
5–11.9 163 61.5
12–14.9 78 29.4
Sex Male 134 50.6
Female 131 49.4
Residence Urban 250 94.3
Rural 15 5.7
Religion of guardian Orthodox 233 87.92
Muslim 29 10.94
Protestant 3 1.13
Occupation of guardian Merchant 47 17.7
Farmer 23 8.7
Government employed 49 18.5
Non-employed 33 12.5
Daily laborer 113 42.6
Educational status of guardian Illiterate 78 29.4
Elementary School 97 36.6
High School 63 23.8
Certificate and above 27 10.2
Meat and animal products intake Yes 199 75.1
No 66 24.9
Green leafy vegetables intake Yes 219 82.6
No 46 17.4
WHO stage I 63 23.8
II 72 27.2
III 105 39.6
IV 25 9.4
HAART Yes 188 70.9
No 77 29.1
Opportunistic infections Yes 19 7.2
No 246 92.8
Cotrimoxazole Yes 129 48.7
No 136 51.3