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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV infected under-five age children on ART in Oromia ‘liyu’ Zone, Amhara region, Ethiopia 2020

From: Time to death among HIV-infected under-five children after initiation of anti-retroviral therapy and its predictors in Oromiya liyu zone, Amhara region, Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Variables Category Frequency (%)
Age at start of ART
(in months)
 ≤ 24 months 95 (25.27%)
25–59 months 281 (74.73%)
Sex Male 189 (50.27%)
Female 187 (49.73%)
Place of birth of the child Health institution 208 (55.32%)
Home 168 (44.68%)
Family status Both alive 239 (63.56%)
Father died 61 (16.22%)
Mother died 30 (7.98%)
Orphaned 46 (12.23%)
Sex of care giver Male 91 (24.20%)
Female 285 (75.80%)
Age of care giver  < 20 years 6 (1.60%)
20–35 years 162 (43.09%)
 > 35 years 208 (55.32%)
Place of residence Urban 133 (35.37%)
Rural 243 (64.63%)
Marital status of care giver Married 256 (68.09%)
Single 36 (9.57%)
Divorced 37 (9.84%)
Widowed 47 (12.58%)