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Table 3 Parameter estimation for multi variable logistic regression model on optimal adherence

From: Factors affecting first month adherence due to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive adults at Felege Hiwot Teaching and Specialized Hospital, north-western Ethiopia; a prospective study

Parameter B Standard error AOR 95% CI for Exp(B) P-value
Lower Upper
(Intercept) 0.971 4.2297 2.641 1.002 3.043 0.009
Age −0.046 0.0705 0.063 0.032 0.196 0.013*
Weight − 0.095 0.0425 0.9101 0.837 1.098 0.055
Baseline CD4 cell count −0.005 0.0078 0.995 0.403 0.999 0.010*
Residence (reference = urban)
Rural −0.186 0.3285 0.83 0.533 0.993 0.001*
Education (reference = Tertiary)
No-education −2.25 0.105 0.105 0.000 4.643 0.464
Primary education −2.68 0.168 0.069 0.000 7.976 0.345
Secondary education −1.41 0.244 0.2441 0.001 9.282 0.639
Marital status (reference = living without partner)
Living with partner 0.782 0.4763 2.187 1.860 5.562 0.010*
Gender(reference = male)
Female 0.011 2.0552 1.011 1.009 1.365 0.023*
Household income (reference = high income)
Low income −0.996 4.2249 0.37 0.001 0.64 0.024*
Middle income −0.919 4.2249 0.399 0.063 1.871 0.994
Ownership of cell phone (reference = yes)
No −0.328 2.377 0.72 0.32 0.94 0.009*
Level of disclosed disease (reference = yes)
No −1.124 1.2463 .325 0.01 0.64 0.008*
WHO stages (ref = WHO stage 4)
WHO stage 1 0.210 2.3145 1.233 0.009 4.054 0.933
WHO stgage 2 −0.827 1.6532 .437 0.137 1.392 0.162
WHO stage 3 −0.363 1.2351 .696 0.321 1.510 0.359
Social support (reference = yes)
No −0.874 1.4321 0.4173 0.021 0.743 <  0.001*
Food adherence (reference = yes)
No −0.921 1.236 0.398 0.086 0.563 <  0.001*
Agea patients with owner of cell phone (reference = yes)
Agea no 0.013 1.3210 1.013 1.002 1.0664 0.009*
Ageagender(reference = male)
Agea female −0.104 2.1024 0.90123 0.7345 0.9998 0.005*
Baseline CD4 cell counta gender (reference = male)
Femalea baseline CD4 −0.108 1.1200 0.89763 0.5703 0.9456 0.042*
Owner of cell phonea initial CD4 cell count (reference = yes)
Baseline CD4 cella no 0.128 0.8801 1.1427 1.0027 1.2832 0.008*
  1. aIndicates significant at 95% CI