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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics for cohort of patients on ART for a least 6 months at JUSH, September 2012 to July 2014

From: Immunological outcomes of Tenofovir versus Zidovudine-based regimens among people living with HIV/AIDS: a two years retrospective cohort study

Baseline socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics Group P value
TDF group no (%) AZT group no (%)  
Sex
 Male 50 (35.7) 47 (33.6) 0.706
 Female 90 (64.3) 93 (66.4)  
Age
 <25 27 (19.3) 32 (25.9) 0.276
 25–45 108 (77.1) 98 (85.9)  
 >45 5 (3.6) 10 (7.2)  
 Mean (SD) 32.3 (7.4) 32.3 (9.2) 0.977**
BMI
 <18.5 52 (37.1) 37 (26.4) 0.130
 ≥18.5 88 (62.9) 93 (73.6)  
 Mean (SD) 19.7 (3.4) 20.4 (3.0) 0.062**
Educational level
 Illiterate 22 (15.8) 30 (21.4)  
 Primary 48 (34.2) 58 (41.4) 0.089
 Post-primary 70 (50) 52 (37.2)  
Residence
 Urban 97 (69.3) 110 (78.5) 0.077
 Rural 43 (30.7) 30 (21.5)  
Occupation
 Employed 68 (48.6) 58 (41.5)  
 Unemployed 46 (22.8) 55 (39.2) 0.446
 Housewife 26 (18.6) 27 (19.3)  
Religion
 Orthodox 59 (42.1) 80 (57.1)  
 Muslim 45 (32.1) 42 (30) 0.010*
 Others 36 (25.8) 18 (12.9)  
Marital status
 Married 76 (54.3) 77 (55.0)  
 Single 23 (16.5) 29 (20.7) 0.207
 Divorced 33 (23.5) 21 (15.1)  
 Widowed 8 (5.7) 13 (9.2)  
Alcohol use
 Yes 113 (80.7) 102 (72.9)  
 No 27 (19.3) 38 (27.1) 0.120
  1. * Statistically significant at P value 0.05 cut off point
  2. ** T test