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Table 6 Multivariate analysis of factors related to patients’ life status among the hill tribe HIV/AIDS

From: A 20-year retrospective cohort study of TB infection among the Hill-tribe HIV/AIDS populations, Thailand

Factors Life status ORadj (95 % CI) p-value
Alive (%) Dead (%)
Tribal group     
 Akha 456 (31.6) 985 (68.4) 0.85 (0.82-1.28) 0.483
 Karen 122 (45.0) 149 (55.0) 0.58 (0.43-0.77) 0.025*
 Kmong 102 (46.2) 119 (53.8) 0.55 (0.41-0.74) 0.019*
 Lahu 192 (31.1) 425 (68.9) 1.05 (0.82-1.35) 0.375
 Lisu 75 (26.6) 207 (73.4) 1.30 (0.97-1.77) 0.485
 Yao 96 (32.2) 202 (67.8) 1.00  
Sex     
 Male 664 (37.7) 1,060 (62.3) 1.00  
 Female 399 (28.1) 1,021 (71.9) 1.41(1.19-1.66) <0.001*
Diagnosis     
 Asymptomatic 144 (38.6) 229 (61.4) 1.00  
 HIV 729 (38.4) 1,268 (61.6) 0.05 (0.03-0.09) <0.001*
 AIDS 107 (15.4) 590 (84.6) 0.34 (0.17-0.64) 0.001*
Route of transmission     
 Sexual intercourse 992 (34.6) 1,877 (65.4) 1.00  
 Mother to child 50 (20.5) 194 (79.5) 2.05 (1.56-2.68) <0.001*
 IDU 1 (5.9) 16 (94.1) 8.45 (1.55-46.13) 0.020*
ARV     
 No 676 (32.4) 1412 (67.6) 0.11 (0.08-0.14) <0.001*
 Yes 73 (7.0) 969 (93.0) 1.00  
  1. *Significance level p-value < 0.05