Table 4

Meta-estimates: effect of socio-demographic factors on adherence to ART
Socio-demographic Pool ES CI 95% p value* Pool studies I2
Male 0.77 0.48-1.24 0.28 7 61.3%
High income countries 0.94 0.57-1.55 0.81 4 54.6%
Low income countries 0.16 0.04-0.66 0.01 3 0.0%
Female 1.05 0.97-1.13 0.27 7 49.1%
High income countries 1.29 1.06-1.58 0.01 4 34.6%
Low income countries 0.99 0.91-1.08 0.85 3 0.0%
Married 1.10 0.85-1.42 0.46 2 0.0%
High income countries 1.10 0.84-1.45 0.49 1 -
Low income countries 1.10 0.56-2.16 0.78 1 -
Single 2.49 1.51-4.12 0.00 3 0.0%
High income countries 1.53 0.42-5.56 0.52 1 -
Low income countries 2.72 1.58-4.69 0.00 2 -
Separated/divorced - - - - -
High income countries - - - - -
Low income countries 1.07 0.42-2.73 0.89 2 0.0%
Age less than 20 1.14 0.96-1.37 0.14 2 60.1%
High income countries 0.47 0.96-1.37 0.13 1 -
Low income countries 1.18 0.98-1.42 0.08 1 -
Age less than 30 1.04 1.01-1.07 0.01 2 0.0%
High income countries - - - - -
Low income countries 1.04 1.01-1.07 0.01 2 0.0%
Age 20-30 1.38 1.21-1.58 0.00 5 60.2%
High income countries 1.30 0.86-1.94 0.21 3 20.2%
Low income countries 1.39 1.21-1.60 0.00 2 74.0%
Age 30-50 1.08 0.97-1.19 0.16 6 0.0%
High income countries 1.06 0.77-1.46 0.72 4 0.2%
Low income countries 1.08 0.97-1.20 0.17 2 0.0%
Age over 50 years 0.80 0.59-1.08 0.14 5 59.4%
High income countries 0.55 0.41-0.75 0.00 4 0.0%
Low income countries 6.68 3.15-14.15 0.00 1 -
No education 1.76 1.19-2.60 0.01 3 0.0%
High income countries 1.69 0.82-3.48 0.16 1 -
Low income countries 1.78 1.12-2.85 0.02 2 0.0%
Primary education 0.98 0.85-1.13 0.80 4 9.3%
High income countries 0.99 0.86-1.15 0.91 3 0.0%
Low income countries 0.30 0.06-1.49 0.14 1 -
Secondary education 1.04 0.95-1.14 0.43 10 60.4%
High income countries 1.03 0.95-1.28 0.75 6 73.7%
Low income countries 1.04 0.94-1.15 0.47 4 19.8%
Tertiary education 0.85 0.58-1.24 0.39 3 60.9%
High income countries 0.69 0.45-1.07 0.10 2 44.8%
Low income countries 1.56 0.73-3.34 0.25 1 -

*Significance level p<0.05.

Gari et al.

Gari et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:198   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-198

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