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Table 3 Adjusted mortality rate ratios (95% confidence interval) from Cox proportional-hazards model (N=840), Savannakhet, Lao PDR, 2003–2009

From: Women experience a better long-term immune recovery and a better survival on HAART in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Predictors HR 95% CI P
Latent CD4 trajectories    
Low CD4 trajectory 1   
High CD4 trajectory 0.19 (0.08; 0.47) < 0.001
Gender before 9 months on HAART    
Men 1   
Women 1.19 (0.69; 2.05) 0.53
Gender after 9 months on HAART    
Men 1   
Women 0.17 (0.07; 0.44) < 0.001
BMI at HAART initiation    
< 18 kg/m2 1   
≥ 18 kg/m2 0.39 (0.25; 0.60) < 0.001
  1. Schoenfeld residuals.
  2. Global chi-squared test: p=0.53; detailed chi-squared test: latent CD4 trajectories: p=0.09; gender before 9 months on HAART: p=0.64; gender after 9 months on HAART: p=0.89; BMI at HAART initiation: p=0.67.