Table 6

Predictors of psychological QoL among TB/HIV co-infected and HIV-infected patients without TB
TB/HIV co-infected HIV-infected patients without TB
Variables β (SE) P-value β (SE) P-value
Sex
Male 1.00 1.00
Female −0.69 (0.3) 0.03 −0.22 (0.2) 0.1
Mean CD4 count
<50 1.00 1.00
50-100 1.15 (0.6) 0.06 −0.16 (0.3) 0.6
101-200 0.70 (0.6) 0.2 −0.12 (0.2) 0.6
>200 0.53 (0.6) 0.3 −0.01 (0.2) 0.969
WHO staging
I 1.00
II −0.36 (0.3) 0.2
III 1.00 −0.10 (0.3) 0.7
VI −0.42 (0.4) 0.3 −0.04 (0.3) 0.9
Adherence to ART
Yes 1.00 1.00
No 0.06 (0.8) 0.9 0.40 (0.5) 0.4
Adherence to anti-TB
Yes 1.00 NA
No 0.43 (1.0) 0.7
Social support
Yes 1.00 1.00
No −0.28 (0.4) 0.5 −0.44 (0.2) 0.06
Source of income
Yes 1.00 1.00
No −0.06 (0.4) 0.9 −0.56 (0.2) 0.001
CMD
Normal 1.00 1.00
Moderate −0.87 (0.5) 0.08 −0.51 (0.2) 0.010
High −0.76 (0.4) 0.09 −1.71 (0.2) 0.000
Very high −2.29 (0.4) 0.000 −2.04 (0.3) 0.000
Employment
yes 1.00 1.00
No 0.04 (0.5) 0.9 −0.40 0.1

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Deribew et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:408   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-408

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