Table 2

Factors associated with a low eGFR among HIV-infected, ART naïve children, 2–12 years old (n=217)*
Variable eGFR <90 ml/min/1.73 m2 OR (95% CI) p-value
Median age (Q1;Q3)months 77 (57;103) 0.98 (0.97; 0.99) <0.001
Gender  Males 35 (35.4)
     Females 40 (33.9) 0.94 (0.54; 1.64) 0.822
WAZ  ≥−2 36 (55)
     <−2 39 (40) 1.57(0.86; 2.87) 0.116
Diastolic Blood Pressure
     Normal 61(32.3)
     Low 5 (45.5) 1.75 (0.51; 5.95) 0.371
     High 8 (57.1) 2.80 (0.93; 8.42) 0.067
Clinical stages
     Stage 1-3 58 (31.2)
     Stage 4 17 (54.8) 2.68 (1.24; 5.80) 0.012
Immunological stage
     Not significant 29 (36.3)
     Mild 12 (35.3) 0.96 (0.42; 2.22) 0.922
     Advanced 7 (20.0) 0.44 (0.17; 1.13) 0.088
     Severe 20 (43.5) 1.35 (0.65; 2.84) 0.424

*3 children did not have serum creatinine results and eGFR was not calculated.

Logistic regression done, odds ratios presented.

Dondo et al.

Dondo et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:75   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-75

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