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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of sexually active HIV positive reproductive age women attending ART clinics in Amhara region referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 421)

From: The role of counseling on modern contraceptive utilization among HIV positive women: the case of Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent %
Age
 15–24 33 7.8
 25–34 214 50.8
  ≥ 35 174 41.4
Residence
 Urban 381 90.5
 Rural 40 9.5
Ethnicity
 Amhara 419 99.5
 Tigre 2 0.5
Religion
 Orthodox 333 79
 Muslim 84 20
 Protestant 4 1
Marital status
 Married 213 50.6
 Single 50 11.9
 Divorced 81 19.2
 Widowed 77 18.3
Educational status
 No formal education 151 35.9
 Primary education 119 28.2
 Secondary and above 151 35.9
Occupation
 Student 15 3.6
 Farmer 12 2.8
 Government employed 53 12.6
 Daily laborer 53 12.6
 Merchant 76 18.1
 House wife 179 42.5
 Private employed 33 7.8