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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical data at start of ART of the 312 patients studied

From: Antiretroviral treatment adherence and its determinants in Sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective study at Yaounde Central Hospital, Cameroon

Characteristics n %
Age groups (year)   
<30 65 21
30-49 199 64
≥ 50 32 10
Missing data 16 5
Gender   
Male 106 34
Female 198 63
Missing data 8 3
Marital status   
Single, Divorced, Separated 182 58
Married, Cohabiting 114 37
Missing data 16 5
Level of education   
Primary 91 29
Secondary without Bachelor 156 50
Secondary with Bachelor or University 45 15
Missing data 20 6
Monthly income   
< USD 50 145 46
USD50 - USD 125 73 23
> USD 125 77 25
Missing data 17 6
Travel time (home to clinic) (h)   
<1 217 70
1-4 68 21
>4 15 5
Missing data 12 4
Time of follow-up before ART   
<1 month 195 63
1-6 months 86 27
>6 months 20 6
Missing data 11 4
CDC Stage   
A 57 18
B 201 64
C 44 14
Missing data 10 4
CD4 baseline Strata (cells/mm 3 )   
<100 143 46
100-200 109 35
>200 47 15
Missing data 13 4