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Table 2 Predictors of unplanned care interruption in the first year on ART in a Nigerian cohort+

From: High rates of unplanned interruptions from HIV care early after antiretroviral therapy initiation in Nigeria

  Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  IRR p value 95 % CI IRR p value 95 % CI
Sex
 Female Ref      
 Male 1.09 0.301 0.92, 1.29    
Agea 0.85 <0.0001 0.77, 0.93 1.06 0.333 0.94, 1.19
Marital status
 Married Ref    Ref   
 Single 1.28 0.007 1.07, 1.52 1.17 0.196 0.93, 1.45
 Widowed 0.86 0.221 0.67, 1.10 0.82 0.174 0.61, 1.09
Employment
 Unemployed Ref    Ref   
 Employed 0.87 0.129 0.73, 1.04 1.10 0.417 0.88, 1.37
 Student 1.46 0.007 1.11, 1.92 1.95 <0.0001 1.36, 2.80
Education
 Tertiary Ref    Ref   
 Primary/Secondary 1.22 0.031 1.02, 1.47 1.39 0.005 1.10, 1.75
 None 1.21 0.080 0.98, 1.51 1.58 0.001 1.20, 2.09
Relative enrolled in same clinic
 No Ref      
 Yes 0.98 0.840 0.80, 1.19    
Baseline CD4/uL
 <50 Ref    Ref   
 50-100 0.85 0.446 0.55, 1.30 0.77 0.243 0.50, 1.19
 101-200 0.77 0.171 0.53, 1.12 0.72 0.085 0.50, 1.05
 200-350 0.85 0.355 0.59, 1.21 0.81 0.241 0.57, 1.15
 >350 3.30 <0.0001 2.40, 4.54 3.21 <0.0001 2.32, 4.44
TB baseline
 No Ref      
 Yes 1.11 0.589 0.75, 1.65    
Enrollment year       
 2009 Ref    Ref   
 2010 0.99 0.876 0.82, 1.18 0.88 0.251 0.71, 1.09
 2011 0.94 0.510 0.77, 1.14 0.80 0.061 0.64, 1.01
  1. ART Antiretroviral Therapy, IRR Incidence Rate Ratio
  2. aAge is modeled in 10-year increments
  3. +n = 2,000 with complete data on all variables in multivariate model