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Table 3 Identification of factors associated with low CD4 count at HIV diagnosis among newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS patients in China, results of the multivariate logistic regression

From: Analysis of the immunologic status of a newly diagnosed HIV positive population in China

Factor* P value Odds ratio 95% confidence interval
Age,per 10-year increment 0.012 0.911 (0.847, 0.980)
Male sex 0.017 1.258 (1.042, 1.518)
Ethnicity - - -
 Han 0.280 1.000 -
 Zhuang 0.726 0.944 (0.683, 1.303)
 Uygur 0.060 2.004 (0.971, 4.134)
 Other 0.808 1.065 (0.643, 1.763)
HIV transmission route - - -
 Sexual contact <0.001 1.000 -
 Blood transfusion 0.765 1.088 (0.624, 1.898)
 Intravenous drug use <0.001 0.524 (0.405, 0.677)
 Unknown transmission risk 0.01 1.518 (1.104, 2.088)
Province    
 Guangdong <0.001 1.000 -
 Guangxi <0.001 5.016 (3.608, 6.972)
 Henan <0.001 4.414 (2.064, 9.440)
 Heilongjiang 0.025 1.857 (1.080, 3.193)
 Hunan 0.340 1.235 (0.801, 1.903)
 Jiangxi <0.001 6.362 (3.314, 12.210)
 Shaanxi 0.004 0.409 (0.223, 0.750)
 Shanghai <0.001 2.251 (1.574, 3.219)
 Xinjiang 0.388 1.219 (0.778, 1.909)
 Yunnan <0.001 1.916 (1.353, 2.713)
  1. NOTE: *P values of the likelihood ratio test for age, sex, ethnicity, HIV transmission route and province were 0.012, 0.017, 0.850, <0.001 and <0.001, respectively.
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