Table 4

Association between socioeconomic variables and ART adherence

VAS adherence (≥ 95%)

Dose, schedule and food adherence


N = 519 (%)

Crude OR

(95% CI)

P

Crude OR

(95% CI)

P


Sex

Female

370 (26.6)

1.00

1.00

Male

139 (73.4)

1.08 (0.54-1.56)

.747

1.03 (0.63-1.50)

.887


Age

0.99 (0.97-1.02)

.673

1.01 (0.99-1.03)

.615


Formal education

lower (up to Grade 7)

197 (38.1)

1.00

1.00

higher (Grade 8 or more)

320 (61.9)

0.89 (0.81-1.00)

.050

0.99 (0.91-1.08)

.895


Marital status

Married/cohabitating

108 (20.9)

1.00

1.00

Single/separated/divorced/widowed

409 (79.2)

1.79 (1.02-3.00)

.028

0.99 (0.62-1.59)

.974


Employment status

Unemployed

393 (77.4)

1.00

1.00

Employed

115 (22.6)

1.00 (0.58-1.74)

.991

1.23 (0.77-1.97)

.386


On disability grant ("for AIDS")

No

242 (47.5)

1.00

1.00

Yes

268 (52.5)

1.09 (0.69-1.72)

.722

0.91 (0.62-1.34)

.642


Residence

Rural

319 (61.7)

1.00

1.00

Urbanct

198 (38.3)

2.78 (1.60-4.83)

.000

3.34 (2.13-5.25)

.000


Peltzer et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:111   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-111

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