Table 1

Disease specific characteristics of people living with HIV at HIV chronic care clinics of public facilities in Addis Ababa City Administration, February, 2008.

Variable

Number

Percent


Ever been provided with IPT, n = 231 (free from active TB)

Yes

74

32.0

No

157

68.0

Awareness about IPT

Yes

121

29.8

No

285

70.2

Knowledge about IPT service availability in health facilities

Yes available

104

25.6

Not available

169

41.6

I don't know

133

32.8

If the response to knowledge to IPT is not available, the reasons mentioned were. (n = 169)

I don't know

74

43.8

Care takers don't order

92

54.4

Other reasons

3

1.8

Placement of the drug for IPT to be collected, (n = 74)

HIV clinic

64

86.5

TB clinic

1

1.4

Work place

9

12.2

Length of being diagnosed for HIV positive

Less than 6 months

60

14.8

6 months-one year

87

21.4

More than one year

259

63.8

Length of being on HAART

Less than 6 months

70

17.2

6 months- one year

74

18.2

More than one year

188

46.3

Not yet started

74

18.2


n = 406

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