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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of children living with HIV/AIDS on HAART at Mekelle hospital, 2019 (n = 241)

From: Anemia among children living with HIV/AIDS on HAART in Mekelle Hospital, Tigray regional state of northern ethiopia – a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age (years) group   
0.5–<5 22 9.2
5–<12 126 52.2
12–<15 93 38.6
Gender   
Male 124 51.4
Female 117 48.6
Religion   
Orthodox 221 91.7
Muslim 19 7.8
Protestant 1 0.5
Educational status (Guardian)   
Illiterate 25 10.4
Primary education 109 45.2
Secondary education 79 32.8
Tertiary education 28 11.6
Employment status (Guardian)   
Employed 58 24.0
Farmer 15 6.3
Daily labourer 72 29.9
Merchant 53 22.0
Unemployed 43 17.8