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Table 2 Baseline clinical characteristics of under-five 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

Variable Category Frequency (%)
Maternal history of PMTCT Yes 226 (60.11%)
No 150 (39.89%)
Baseline Nutritional status Severe malnutrition 38 (10.11%)
Moderate malnutrition 138 (36.97%)
Normal nutritional status 199 (52.93%)
History of OI’s during follow up Yes 150 (39.89%)
No 226 (60.11%)
Adherence status (child) Good 280 (74.47%)
Fair 68 (18.09%)
Poor 28 (7.45%)
Baseline WHO staging Mild stages 284 (75.53%)
Advanced stages 92 (24.47%)
Baseline CD4 count Below threshold 68 (22.74%)
Above threshold 231 (77.26%)
Baseline hemoglobin  < 11 mg/dl 109 (28.99%)
 ≥ 11 mg/dl 267 (71.01%)
Cotrimoxalzole prophylaxis Yes 258 (68.62%)
No 118 (31.38%)
INH prophylaxis Yes 226 (60.11%)
No 150 (39.89%)