Hypertension among adult PLHIV receiving ART


Hypertension, also called excessive or raised blood stress, is a situation during which the blood vessels have persistently raised stress.1 Out of the 38.4 million individuals dwelling with human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) globally in 2021, 36.7 million had been adults 15 or extra years of age.2 Sub-Saharan Africa is essentially the most affected area, with 25.6 million individuals dwelling with HIV within the area, sharing two-thirds of all circumstances worldwide.2 In Ethiopia, 722,248 individuals had been dwelling with HIV, of which roughly 23,000 had been newly contaminated by annual AIDS-related deaths 11,000, and prevalence and incidence had been 0.4% and 1%, respectively.3

Antiretroviral Remedy (ART) has contributed to vital progress in enhancing the longevity and high quality of lifetime of PLHIV; the therapy, nevertheless, shouldn’t be with out threat. Essentially the most frequent ART unwanted effects are dyslipidemia and the related elevated blood stress, and there may be well-established proof that HIV-infected people who use ART have an elevated threat of cardiovascular morbidity.4–6 In individuals dwelling with HIV who obtain ART, loss of life outcomes from cardiovascular problems similar to hypertension associated to the virus, host, and ART elements.5–8

Of all of the comorbidities in PLHIV, hypertension appeared among the many essential causes of non-AIDS-related mortality.9 The prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV is 4.7–54.4% in high-income international locations and eight.7–45.9% in low- and middle-income international locations.10 In addition to frequent behavioral and lifestyle-related threat elements, grownup PLHIV had a further threat of hypertension resulting from HIV an infection and ART use. An elevated threat of hypertension was noticed to be associated to mixture remedy with Lamivudine and Tenofovir versus Lamivudine and Zidovudine in a potential cohort evaluation of PLHIV with out hypertension at baseline.11–13

The prevalence of hypertension by standing of ART use diverse considerably with PLHIV utilizing ART having a better prevalence in comparison with the ART naïve group: 27.1% versus 16.9%.14 A meta-analysis reported a world prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV to be 25.2% with a price larger among the many ART-experienced group (34.7%) versus the ART-naïve group (12.7%).15 Variation within the prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV who initiated ART was noticed in several pocket research in Ethiopia and elsewhere. For instance, a examine in southern Ethiopia in 2010 reported a prevalence of 15.9%.16 A hospital-based examine in Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, estimated the prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV and diabetic sufferers at 12.7%.8

Few research have demonstrated that ART has had a unfavourable impression, despite the fact that the burden of non-communicable ailments, significantly hypertension, is excessive in individuals dwelling with HIV/AIDS. Only a few makes an attempt have been made so far in Japanese Ethiopia, significantly within the examine space to point out the prevalence of hypertension and its causes in ART sufferers with diabetics.8 Because of this, methods to forestall hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV obtained much less consideration. The give attention to threat discount amongst grownup PLHIV who obtain ART has not been utilized to the analysis, prevention, or administration of hypertension up so far. Therefore, this examine aimed to evaluate the magnitude of hypertension and its related elements amongst grownup PLHIV receiving ART in public hospitals at Harari Regional State, Japanese Ethiopia.

The findings of this examine will inform healthcare suppliers and convey to the eye of the regional well being bureau the extent of hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV for needed motion to be taken and for future planning on points. On this regard, our examine can even contribute to figuring out elements related to hypertension amongst this specific phase of the inhabitants and make clear the related prevention efforts. Lastly, it could serve researchers as a baseline for additional research.

Supplies and Strategies

Examine Design, Settings, and Interval

A hospital-based cross-sectional examine was performed at Jugel Common Hospital and Hiwot Fana Specialised College Hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Japanese Ethiopia. Harar is positioned 526 kilometres from Addis Ababa, the nation’s capital metropolis. The Harari Regional State’s whole projected inhabitants, in keeping with the 2007 Central Statistical Company census report, is 183,415. There are two nonprofit hospitals and 4 authorities hospitals within the city. All of those services offered HAART, which was sponsored by the federal government, as a part of their free HIV/AIDS care.17 The examine interval of this examine was from March 20 to April 14, 2023.


The supply inhabitants are all grownup PLHIV who obtained ART in Harari Regional State public hospitals. The examine inhabitants was all grownup PLHIV who had been receiving ART in public hospitals at Harari Regional State and who fulfilled inclusion standards.

Inclusion and Exclusion Standards

Grownup PLHIV who’re aged 18 years or extra; present customers of ART previously 6 months earlier than the survey; and lived in Harari regional state for a minimum of 6 months had been included within the examine. Grownup sufferers who’re severely in poor health sufferers (can’t give a response) had been excluded from the examine.

Pattern Dimension Dedication

Pattern measurement calculation thought-about a single inhabitants proportion formulation for the prevalence estimate and a double inhabitants proportion for the second goal. The next parameters are thought-about to compute the pattern measurement for the primary goal: 95% confidence degree, 5% margin of error, 12.7% prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV,7 and it resulted in a pattern measurement of 170.

For the second goal, the length of ART is used as a essential publicity variable and assumed prevalence of hypertension amongst controls to be 8.2% and odds ratio of two.3 for the publicity of ART for a length above 5 years,7 with energy of 80% and 95% confidence restrict. Plugging the parameters within the following formulation proven under, the ensuing pattern measurement is 486. We chosen the pattern measurement estimated for the second goal, which is larger than the 170 calculated for the primary goal. Utilizing a finite inhabitants proportion correction, the ultimate pattern estimate is 406.

Sampling Process/Approach

Based mostly on the knowledge obtained from the 2 hospitals, a complete of 1112 grownup PLHIV (500 and 612 sufferers had been from HFCSH, and JGH, respectively) had common comply with at ART clinic one 12 months earlier than the examine interval at the same interval.

A easy random sampling approach was used to gather information from 406 grownup HIV-positive sufferers from HFCSH (n = 223) and JGH (n = 182) of ART clinic follow-up utilizing the record of sufferers from every hospital. Sufferers had been recruited from every hospital based mostly on the proportion of HIV/AIDS sufferers who circulate to every hospital one 12 months earlier than the examine interval at that comparable time.

Information Assortment Strategies

A knowledge assortment instrument was developed following a overview of earlier literature guided by the examine aims.14,18,19 The information assortment instrument has sections overlaying socio-demographic traits, behavioral and lifestyle-related elements, and scientific variables. Information was collected by 4 nurses and a supervisor did a day by day supervision of knowledge assortment. Information was collected utilizing a face-to-face interview and by deciding on the medical file sufferers from the registration guide of the ART clinic. After deciding on the medical file variety of sufferers, the chart was obtained from the medical file room. Then, the mandatory data was extracted by utilizing a knowledge abstraction format.


Dependent Variable

A analysis of elevated blood stress defining hypertension (≥140/90 mmHg).

Impartial Variables

Socio-demographic variables embody age, intercourse, training degree, marital standing, and occupation. Behavioral and biomedical variables embody smoking standing, alcohol use, inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption, and bodily inactivity. Medical variables embody WHO stage, CD4 depend, viral load depend; and drug-related elements embody present ART routine, length on ART, and adherence to ART medicine.

End result Measurement

First, every hypertensive affected person dwelling with HIV was recognized based mostly on an analysis of a median of three consecutive measurements by healthcare professionals throughout the identical go to to ART clinics throughout their follow-up in each hospitals. Then, healthcare professionals recorded this data and we took recorded sufferers’ data from their charts. Lastly, the magnitude of hypertension amongst sufferers receiving antiretroviral remedy in public hospitals in Harar Metropolis was measured by the share of whole individuals with a 95% confidence interval.

Information High quality Management

Information was collected utilizing a pretested on 5% of pattern measurement at Haramaya Common Hospital. One-day coaching was additionally given for information collectors. Supervision was carried out day by day, and information was checked onsite for consistency and completeness.

Methodology of Information Evaluation

The Epi-Information software program (model 3.1) was used for information processing, and the Statistical Package deal for Social Science (SPSS®) (model 22.0) software program was exploited for the info evaluation. Descriptive information had been offered utilizing numerical abstract measures for steady variables in tables. Tables and graphs had been additionally used to current categorical information. The proportion of hypertensive circumstances was computed from the overall examine topics based mostly on the definition used to outline hypertension in scientific follow. A chi-square check was performed to see a bi-variable correlation between totally different impartial and dependent variables.

To establish elements related to hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV, bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analyses had been performed. In binary logistic regression, the variables having a p-value lower than 0.25 had been recognized as a candidate for the multivariable evaluation. Multicollinearity was checked by variance inflation issue and mannequin goodness of match was checked by Hosmer-Lemeshow earlier than multivariate evaluation. Then, the elements related to hypertension had been recognized within the remaining mannequin of research, and the statistical significance was declared at a p-value lower than 0.05. The adjusted odds ratio with the corresponding 95% confidence interval was used to measure the power of the affiliation.

Operational Definitions

Hypertension: on this examine, hypertension is outlined as a blood stress measure of systolic equal to or higher than 140 mmHg and/or diastolic equal to or higher than 90 mmHg.

Cigarette Smoker: A examine participant is taken into account a cigarette smoker if she or he smokes now or has smoked cigarettes previously, day by day or lower than day by day.

Adherence to ART-: if she or he didn’t miss even a single dose of the prescribed regimens previously month, because the refill time of examine settings is month-to-month.


Socio-Demographic Traits

A complete of 382 adults who had been utilizing ART participated on this examine with a response price of 94.09%. Amongst them, 53.7% had been females and the imply age of individuals was 35.9 years with a 9.79 normal deviation (35.92 ± 9.79). When it comes to marital standing, 41.5% of the examine individuals had been married adults. Lower than 1 / 4, 22.3%, of the examine individuals had been rural residents; and 51% of whole respondents reported that that they had a household earnings of lower than 1500 Ethiopian Birr (Desk 1).

Desk 1 Socio-Demographic Traits of Sufferers Receiving Antiretroviral Remedy in Public Hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, 2023 (n = 382)

The Prevalence of Hypertension

The prevalence of hypertension amongst present ART customers was 23.0% (95% CI: 19.1, 27.5). The noticed prevalence of hypertension was larger amongst males in comparison with females, 26% (95% CI: 20.0, 33.0) versus 20.5% (95% CI: 15.5, 26.6) (Determine 1).

Determine 1 Prevalence of hypertension amongst sufferers receiving antiretroviral remedy in public hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, 2023.

Of the overall individuals, 80.4% (307/382) had ever measured their blood stress, and 19.6% (75/382) had by no means gotten their blood stress measured. Of the overall individuals who by no means had measured their blood stress, 18.7% (14/75) had been recognized with hypertension; and 24.1% (74/307) who ever had measured their blood stress had been recognized with hypertension (Determine 2).

Determine 2 Hypertension standing of grownup individuals dwelling with HIV and who had been receiving antiretroviral remedy in public hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, 2023.

Medical and Behavioral Traits

Examine individuals who had been utilizing ART for over 2 years constituted 55.2% of the examine pattern and the bulk, 78.3%, had skilled routine adjustments. AZT/3TC/DTG and AZT/3TC/EFV had been the 2 frequent regimens that examine individuals had been utilizing throughout the examine interval, 32.1% versus 26.2%. Adherence to ART measured based mostly on self-report, taking ART previously seven days with out interruption, was 74.4%. 13 p.c of grownup HIV-positive sufferers had a current viral load copy over 1000/mL of blood and the bulk, 64.1%, had viral copies inside the vary of 600 to 999 copies/mL. Concerning chubby and weight problems based mostly on physique mass index measurement, 23.3% had been chubby and 16.2% had been overweight. Furthermore, 43.7% had been bodily inactive and seven.9% had been present or previous cigarette people who smoke. HAART routine change, BMI standing, and presence of opportunistic infections had been related to hypertension based mostly on chi-square-test outcomes (Desk 2).

Desk 2 Medical and Behavioral Traits by Hypertension Standing Amongst Sufferers Receiving Antiretroviral Remedy in Public Hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, 2023 (n = 382)

Components Related to Hypertension amongst HIV-Optimistic Sufferers

Within the bivariable logistic regression, 4 elements had been recognized to have some affiliation with hypertension amongst grownup individuals dwelling with HIV. These elements included residence, HAART routine change, opportunistic infections, and physique mass index. Aside from the HAART routine change, which was related to a discount within the odds of being hypertensive (COR = 0.53, 95% CI: 0.31, 0.91), the opposite three elements had been proven to extend the percentages of being hypertensive: rural residence (COR = 1.80, 95% CI: 1.05, 3.08); the presence of opportunistic an infection (COR = 1.72, 95% CI: 1.07, 2.79); weight problems (COR = 4.84, 95% CI: 1.31, 17.89) (Desk 3).

Desk 3 Binary Logistic Regression Outputs for Components Related to Hypertension Amongst Sufferers Receiving ART in Public Hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia, 2023 (n = 382)

Components within the bivariable mannequin with a p-value of lower than 0.25 had been entered into the multivariable binary logistic regression mannequin. Within the multivariable binary logistic regression, the noticed affiliation between opportunistic an infection and hypertension was misplaced. In any other case, the noticed associations for others had been maintained with cigarette smoking exhibiting up as an affiliation within the multivariable mannequin. Grownup PLHIV who reside in rural areas had 1.95 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with those that stay in city areas (adjusted odds ratio (AOR) = 1.95, 95% CI (confidence interval): 1.04, 3.65). Likewise, overweight adults had 4.35 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with underweight adults (AOR = 4.35, 95% CI: 1.08, 16.77). The affiliation noticed between hypertension and smoking standing was solely marginal the place previous cigarette people who smoke had 4.7 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with never-smokers (AOR = 4.66, 95% CI: 1.00, 21.75). Regime change of the HAART medicine had a protecting affiliation with hypertension amongst adults PLHIV (AOR = 0.44, 95% CI: 0.20, 0.97) (Desk 4).

Desk 4 Multivariable Binary Logistic Regression Outputs for Components Related to Hypertension Amongst Sufferers Receiving ART in Public Hospitals in Harar Metropolis, Harar, Japanese Ethiopia 2023 (n = 382)


The present healthcare system requires efficient methods to scale back the alarming burden of hypertension amongst PLHIV, significantly in creating international locations, which face the double burden of communicable and non-communicable ailments.14 The present examine aimed to estimate the extent of hypertension amongst grownup individuals dwelling with HIV and to establish the related elements in public hospitals of Harar Metropolis, Japanese Ethiopia. The noticed prevalence of hypertension on this examine was 23% and 4 elements related to hypertension on this specific inhabitants had been recognized. These elements included cigarette smoking, weight problems, HAART routine change, and rural residence.

The prevalence of hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV was 23.0% (95% CI: 19.1, 27.5). A constant consequence was reported in a scientific overview that included 194 research (performed from 2007 to 2018) in 61 international locations the place the estimated international burden of hypertension was 23.6% with regional variations.14 For instance, in western and central Europe, 28.1% of PLHIV had hypertension adopted by 19.9% in japanese and southern Africa.20 In small pocket research in japanese Africa, a better prevalence was reported starting from 26.2% in Tanzania21 to 29% in Uganda.20 In Ethiopia, totally different research within the southern,22 japanese,8 and northwestern elements of the nation19 reported a prevalence decrease than that noticed within the present examine starting from 12.7% to fifteen.9%. In distinction, a better degree was reported from northeastern Ethiopia with a price of 29.7%.23 The variations noticed within the prevalence of hypertension amongst PLHIV in several elements of Ethiopia and settings aside from Ethiopia may very well be resulting from variations in life threat elements together with bodily exercise and the presence of comorbid situations similar to diabetes.

On this examine, we didn’t discover a vital affiliation between each age and intercourse with the percentages of hypertension amongst adults with PLHIV. Earlier research on the affiliation between age and hypertension had been blended as Mateen et al reported that the distribution of hypertension was comparable throughout age teams besides males skilled a better burden amongst older age teams in comparison with the youthful, 18–39 years.24 Equally, reviews mounted that being a male grownup and rising in age is related to hypertension.25,26 Quite the opposite, others reported that there was no distinction in hypertension burden amongst women and men.27 There was a examine that confirmed being feminine and age over the age of 45 years is related to larger odds of hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV.28 The youthful inhabitants dominance within the present examine the place the typical age was 35 years and 80.6% had been under the age of 45 years could clarify the inconsistency noticed as this inhabitants may very well be bodily extra energetic.

The grownup PLHIV residing in rural areas had 1.95 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with those that stay in city areas (AOR = 1.95, 95% CI: 1.04, 3.65). Opposite to earlier findings that city residence was related to hypertension;29 our examine report indicated that rural residence is related to hypertension. This could be defined by that HIV-associated stigma may very well be extra pronounced and induce extra amongst grownup HIV-positive sufferers, thereby rising blood stress.

Within the present discovering, BMI is related to hypertension and in overweight adults PLHIV had 4.35 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with underweight grownup sufferers (AOR = 4.35, 95% CI: 1.08, 16.77). This discovering is in line with earlier reviews from low- and middle-income international locations.29 A rise in BMI (from chubby to weight problems) is reported to be a 3 to seven-fold improve within the threat of hypertension.30 The underlying pathophysiological mechanism for the hyperlink between adjustments in BMI and blood stress was not clear31 besides that weight achieve stimulates sympathetic activation and in addition the renin-angiotensin system linking physique weight and blood stress.32,33

The analysis proof on the affiliation between cigarette smoking and elevated blood stress was blended, our discovering on this was towards some reviews and in addition in line with others which reported that previous cigarette people who smoke had 4.7 instances larger odds of being hypertensive in comparison with nonsmokers (AOR = 4.66, 95% CI: 1.00, 21.75). For instance, in a 30-year potential longitudinal examine, cigarette smoking was reported to extend pulse stress in youthful adults however not systolic blood stress.34 There are comparable reviews from earlier analysis proof that blood stress didn’t differ between people who smoke (each present and former) and non-smokers.35,36 A worldwide meta-analysis revealed that the affiliation between smoking cigarettes with hypertension was diverse by geographies studied the place it confirmed a major affiliation in Asia, the Pacific, and sub-Saharan Africa however not in Europe and the Americas.29 Whereas the traditional threat elements are shared between HIV-infected and non-infected adults, there may be a further impact of HIV an infection as evidenced in earlier reviews.37 Although we didn’t declare a causal hyperlink, the noticed affiliation between smoking and hypertension standing in our examine could be confounded by the HIV standing.

Regime change of the HAART medicine was related to a 56% discount within the odds of being recognized with hypertension amongst adults in PLHIV (AOR = 0.44, 95% CI: 0.20, 0.97) current examine. Equally, variations within the impact of ART on hypertension had been additionally noticed from one other examine by the sorts of ART used. For instance, the Efavirenz-based routine had a diminished threat of hypertension in comparison with the o Nevirapine-based routine.20 In addition to the impact of HIV an infection on blood stress, our report persistently helps the impact of ART on the rise in blood stress as evidenced by a examine on the pathophysiologic mechanism of hypertension in HIV-infected adults.37 ART was implicated in inducing mechanisms associated to hypertension together with renin-angiotensin activation, immune reconstitution, lipodystrophy, endothelial dysfunction and stiffness, and dyslipidemia and adipokines.37

Limitations of the Examine

Our examine estimated the burden of hypertension and the related elements which had been typically explored in grownup PLHIV. Nevertheless, it was not with out limitations: first, since this examine is a cross-sectional examine, it can’t set up causal relationships. Second, the examine individuals are mixture drug customers to deal with affected person situations and the results of medication could over or underestimate the magnitude of hypertension and needs to be interpreted with causation. Third, this examine didn’t embody particular person ART regimens within the logistic mannequin and it can’t present whether or not the person ART routine has an affiliation with hypertension or not. Thus, the authors advocate additional research with stronger examine design by addressing these limitations.


The prevalence of hypertension amongst grownup PLHIV was excessive within the examine settings. Adults from rural areas, previous cigarette people who smoke, and overweight sufferers want shut consideration throughout their clinic visits for extra well being training to scale back threat elements. The modified HAART routine is related to a diminished threat of hypertension, and clinicians may use it to tell sufferers when discussing opposed results. Usually, a nationwide examine with a stronger design concerning these particular populations is urgently wanted to provide consideration to nationwide guideline growth and coverage making.


AIDS, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; ART, Antiretroviral Remedy; BMI, Physique Mass Index; HAART, Extremely Energetic Antiretroviral Remedy; HFCSH, Hiwot Fana Complete Specialised Hospital; HIV, Human Immunodeficiency Virus; JGH, Jugel Common Hospital; PLHIV, Folks Residing with HIV.

Information Sharing Assertion

All information generated or analyzed throughout this examine are included on this manuscript. Information assortment instruments and uncooked information will be accessible upon request from the authors.

Ethics Approval and Consent to Take part

An moral clearance letter was obtained from Haramaya College, Faculty of Well being and Medical Sciences, Institutional Well being Analysis Ethics Overview Committee (IHRERC) with the reference variety of IHRERC/145/2023 and the examine complies with the Declaration of Helsinki. As well as, permission was sought from the respective managers of every hospital to conduct the examine. Knowledgeable, volunteer and written consent had been obtained from individuals and the pinnacle of every hospital earlier than information assortment. Confidentiality was secured by way of coding of the questionnaire with out writing the names of sufferers and so they received a proper to cease participation within the examine at any time.


Firstly, we wish to give particular due to all our pals for his or her kindness and ethical assist by way of proposal growth to finalizing this analysis. Secondly, we admire the info collectors who confirmed the utmost effort in buying applicable data. Lastly, we wish to give particular gratitude to the examine individuals and all employees members of the examine settings for his or her cooperation throughout information assortment.

Writer Contributions

All authors made a major contribution to the work reported, whether or not that’s within the conception, examine design, execution, acquisition of knowledge, evaluation and interpretation, or all these areas; took half in drafting, revising or critically reviewing the article; gave remaining approval of the model to be revealed; have agreed on the journal to which the article has been submitted; and conform to be accountable for all facets of the work.


The authors declare that they haven’t any competing pursuits.


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