Table 2

Results on selected self-reported and clinical measurements by study group and by sex of the respondents, age-adjusted (in parenthesis 95% confidence intervals)

HIV+, on ART

HIV+, no ART

Child died, HIV

Child living with HIV

Comparison

Total


Men (N)

46

39

32

31

50

198


Health state

score

47.8

(42.7-

52.9)

48.5

(44.9-

52.2)

50.6

(47.1-

54.1)

50.4

(43.8-

57.1)

49.4

(45.5-

53.4)

49.0

(47.0-50.9)


WHODASi

78.7

(72.5-

84.8)

77.3

(72.2-

82.4)

82.8

(77.4-

88.2)

79.9

(75.1-

84.6)

78.0

(72.6-

83.3)

78.3

(75.8-80.8)


Chronic

diseases

35.1

(25.9-

44.3)

14.6

(5.3-

23.7)

35.8

(16.9-

54.7)

38.1

(16.9

-59.1)

25.1

(11.7-

38.4)

27.9

(21.4-34.4)


Hand grip

strength (kg)

30.1

(28.5-

31.8)

29.0

(27.3-

30.8)

29.6

(26.0-

33.2)

29.4

(27.3-

31.5)

31.1

(28.9-

33.4)

29.9

(28.8-30.9)


BMI

21.1

(20.4-

21.7)

20.3

(19.5-

21.1)

22.8

(20.2-

25.3)

21.1

(19.7-

22.6)

22.6

(21.1-

24.0)

21.4

(20.9-21.9)


High blood

pressure

31.6

(8.8-

42.7)

28.9

(20.6-

36.8)

34.1

(17.3-

50.8)

50.7

(28.9-

72.6)

31.6

(17.4-

45.7)

30.5

(23.9-36.9)


Rapid walk

test (sec.)

2.9

(2.5-

3.4)

5.4

(5.2-

5.7)

3.2

(2.2-

4.2)

3.6

(2.0-

4.1)

3.1

(2.5-

3.4)

3.4

(3.1-

3.8)


Poor vision

15.8

(3.6-

28.0)

9.0

(2.2-

15.8)

30.6

(21.9-

39.2)

14.6

(6.8-

22.4)

44.7

(27.8-

61.6)

24.8

(18.3-31.2)


Women

55

49

74

70

54

312


Health score

45.1

(42.1-

48.1)

40.5

(35.4-

45.6)

43.6

(40.6-

46.5)

44.6

(42.0-

47.1)

42.8

(40.9-

44.7)

43.7

(42.3-45.1)


WHODASi

77.3

(73.1-

81.5)

65.4

(56.0-

74.8)

70.6

(66.9-

74.3)

68.8

(65.0-

72.6)

70.4

(66.8-

73.9)

69.6

(67.5-71.6)


Chronic

diseases

34.0

(21.6-

46.4)

38.0

(18.7-

57.3)

40.0

(30.4-

56.9)

40.0

(26.7-

49.8)

46.7

(35.7-

57.4)

39.2

(33.6-44.8)


Hand grip

strength

(kg)

24.0

(22.5-

25.5)

20

(18.3-

21.7)

20.7

(18.4-

23.0)

21.5

(20.1-

22.9)

19.3

(17.8-

20.9)

20.9

(20.2-21.7)


BMI

21.2

(20.2-

22.2)

23.5

(21.1-

25.8)

25.9

(24.6-

27.3)

25.7

(24.2-

27.2)

25.2

(23.3-

27.0)

24.0

(23.4-24.6)


High blood

pressure

25.3

(11.0-

39.5)

12.2

(3.1-

21.2)

28.2

(18.8-

37.6)

37.9

(26.3-

49.6)

54.4

(36.9-

70.0)

34.7

(29.3-40.0)


Rapid walk

test (sec.)

3.2

(2.8-

3.6)

4

(2.5-

5.4)

4.1

(3.7-

4.5)

3.9

(3.5-

4.3)

3.2

(2.8-

3.6)

3.9

(3.6-

4.1)


Poor vision

13

(2.8-

23.1)

32.4

(22.6-

42.2)

24.0

(12.7-

35.3)

12.0

(4.8-

19.2)

15.6

(6.8-

24.3)

21.4

(16.2-26.6)


WHODASi inverted score on the who disability assessment schedule; BMI body mass index

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