Table 3

Logistic regression analysis of ART uptake with respect to potential predictors

Variable

ART#

Univariate Analysis

Multivariate Analysis

N (%)

ORa

95% CIb

P-value

ORc

95% CI

P-value


All

614 (50.3)

Health Facility

Faith-based

206 (45.9)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Public

408 (52.9)

1.33

(1.05 - 1.67)

0.018

1.13

(0.87 - 1.46)

0.371

Sex

Male

281 (49.6)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Female

333 (51.0)

1.06

(0.85 - 1.33)

0.617

1.12

(0.88 - 1.42)

0.356

Age Group

0-14

17 (44.7)

1

-

-

1

-

-

15-29

156 (44.7)

1.00

(0.51 - 1.96)

0.997

1.26

(0.63 - 2.53)

0.513

30-44

322 (52.1)

1.34

(0.70 - 2.60)

0.379

1.64

(0.84 - 3.22)

0.149

45-59

101 (56.4)

1.60

(0.79 - 3.25)

0.191

1.93

(0.95 - 3.95)

0.071

≥ 60

18 (50.0)

1.24

(0.50 - 3.08)

0.651

1.32

(0.52 - 3.32)

0.559

Residence

Rural

270 (46.6)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Urban

344 (53.8)

1.33

(1.07 - 1.67)

0.012

1.20

(0.94 - 1.54)

0.144

Category of Patients

Others*

75 (57.7)

1

-

-

1

-

-

New

539 (49.4)

0.72

(0.52 - 1.04)

0.077

0.63

(0.43 - 0.93)

0.019d

TB Type

EPTB

107 (56.0)

1

-

-

1

-

-

SNPTB

212 (55.6)

0.98

(0.69 - 1.40)

0.931

1.02

(0.72 - 1.46)

0.899

SPPTB

295 (45.5)

0.66

(0.47 - 0.91)

0.011

0.65

(0.47 - 0.92)

0.013


a- crude odds ratio

b- 95% confidence interval

c- adjusted odds ratio

d- significant values are highlighted

*Others - Includes treatment failure, treatment default, transferred in from another facility and relapse cases

# Denominator is the total number of HIV-positive patients with ART records available (1220)

Njozing et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:129   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-129

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