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Table 2 Clinical and psychosocial factors characteristics of the study participants, Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 195)

From: Alcohol use disorder and associated factors among individuals living with HIV in Hawassa City, Ethiopia: a facility based cross- sectional study

Variables Category Frequency Percent %
Duration of the illness < 5 years 49 25.1
5–10 years 88 45.1
≥ 10 years 58 29.7
CD4 count <  500 114 58.5
≥500 81 41.5
Social support Good 108 55.4
Poor 87 44.6
Body mass index (BMI) Kg/M2 18.5–24.99 134 68.7
25–29.99 37 19.0
> 30 24 12.3
Good medication adherence Yes 170 87.2
No 25 12.8
ART drug adherence Poor 62 30.2
Good 143 69.8
TB/HIV coinfection Yes 48 24.6
No 147 75.4
History of Hospital admission Yes 61 31.3
No 134 68.7
Past psychiatric history Yes 16 8.2
No 179 91.8
Family history of mental illness Yes 12 6.2
No 183 93.8
Past major surgery Yes 26 13.3
No 169 86.7
Current cigarette smoking Yes 31 15.9
No 164 84.1
Current chat (Khat) chewing Yes 48 24.6
No 147 75.4
Perceived stigma Yes 58 29.7
No 137 70.3