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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV infected children in HIV clinic at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from April 1 to May 15, 2018 (n = 318)

From: Predictors of treatment failure, time to switch and reasons for switching to second line antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected children receiving first line anti-retroviral therapy at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Ethiopia

  Patient characteristics N (%)
Age years, mean SD 12.32(± 2.65)
 0–5 years 8(2.5)
 6–9 years 65(20.4)
 10–15 years 245(77)
Sex
 Male 181 (56.9)
 Female 137 (43.1)
Parental Status
 Both Alive 128(40.3)
 Either dead 98(30.8)
 Both dead 73(23)
 Unknown 19(6)
Primary care taker
 Both Parents 99(31.1)
 Mother 70(22)
 Father 48(15.1)
 Relatives 46(14.5)
 Guardian/Neighbors 1(0.3)
 Orphanage 54(17)
Serology of care taker
 Positive 189(59.4)
 Negative 51(16)
 Unknown 78(24.5)