Table 2

Background and clinical characteristics of 897 patients on HAART in TASO Kampala, Uganda

Variable

Non Adherent n (%)

Adherent to HAART, n (%)

Odds Ratio

95% CI


Sex

Male

56 (28.6)

166 (23.7)

1.0

Female

140 (71.4)

535 (76.3)

0.77

0.54–1.11

Age in median years

36

37

N/A

N/A

Education

None

46 (23.5)

111 (15.8)

1.0

Educated

150 (76.5)

590 (84.2)

0.61

0.42–0.90

Religion

Catholic

62 (31.6)

212 (30.2)

1.0

Protestant

70 (35.7)

293 (41.8)

1.25

0.65–2.41

Pentecostal

37 (18.9)

106 (15.1)

1.19

0.75–1.91

Orthodox

12 (6.1)

42 (6.0)

0.98

0.48–1.97

Muslim

15 (7.7)

41 (5.9)

0.82

0.56–1.20

Other

0 (0.0)

7 (1.0)

-

-

Married

Ever

190 (96.9)

676 (96.4)

1.0

Never

6 (3.1)

25 (3.6)

1.17

0.47–2.90

CD4 count

Less than 50

25 (12.8)

172 (24.5)

1.0

50 or more

171 (87.2)

529 (75.5)

2.22

1.41–3.50


Abaasa et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:241   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-241

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