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Table 2 Factors associated with available viral load data among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in Hangzhou

From: Reduction in HIV community viral loads following the implementation of a “Treatment as Prevention” strategy over 2 years at a population-level among men who have sex with men in Hangzhou, China

Variables Total VL data not available VL data available Univariate Multivariate
χ2 P-value AOR(95% CI)
Overall 940 99(10.5) 841(89.5)    
Marital status     3.53 0.171  
 Single 628 71(71.7) 557(66.2)    
 Married/cohabitation 141 7(7.1) 134(15.9)    
 Divorced/separated 171 21(21.2) 150(17.8)    
Ethnicity     2.04 0.153  
 Han 923 99(100) 824(98.0)    
 Minority 17 0(0) 17(2.0)    
Education     3.53 0.171  
 Junior high school and below 266 24(24.2) 242(28.8)    
 High school and junior college 258 35(35.4) 223(26.5)    
 College 416 40(40.4) 376(44.7)    
Age, years     5.68 0.129  
 < 25 267 37(37.4) 230(27.3)    
 25–29 250 27(27.3) 223(26.5)    
 30–39 260 23(23.2) 237(28.2)    
 ≥ 40 163 12(12.1) 151(18)    
CD4 count (cells/μL)     1.52 0.677  
 0–199 81 8(8.6) 73(8.7)    
 200–349 237 19(20.4) 218(25.9)    
 350–499 286 32(34.4) 254(30.2)    
 ≥ 500 330 34(36.6) 296(35.2)    
Received ART     34.46 <0.001  
 No 313 59(59.6) 254(30.2)    1.00
 Yes 627 40(40.4) 587(69.8)    4.81(2.96–7.83)
Registered residence     13.24 <0.001  
 Local 771 68(68.7) 703(83.6)    1.00
 Nonlocal 169 31(31.3) 138(16.4)    0.46(0.28–0.74)
Study period     1.42 0.233  
 Pre-intervention 490 46(46.5) 444(52.8)    1.00
 Post-intervention 450 53(53.5) 397(47.2)    0.41(0.25–0.67)
  1. * Pre- and post-implementation, 3 patients were deficient in CD4
  2. Acronyms: χ2, chi squared test, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ART antiretroviral therapy
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