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Table 8 Average fluctuation of CD4 cell count and Hazard Ratio estimates for final selected joint models

From: Determinants of CD4 cell count change and time-to default from HAART; a comparison of separate and joint models

parameter Parameter estimate Hazard Ratio (HR) estimate.
Average fluctuation 95% Credible interval HR 95% Credible intervals
 Intercept −4.350 (−7.435, −2.856) 0.1295 (0.082, 0.454)
 Age −0.006 (−0.003, −0.019) 0.0362 (0.009, 0.052)
 Weight 0.001 (−0.008, 0.002) 0.0056 (0.001,0.008)
 Baseline CD4 count 0.004 (0.001, 0.025) 0.0015 (0.001,0.002)
Marital Status (Reference = without partner)
 With partner 0.007 (0.003, 0.009) 0.005 (0.003, 0.008)
Sex (Reference = male)
 Female 0.034 (0.004,0.067) 0.023 (0.003,0.075)
Ownership of cell phone (Reference = With phone)
 Without cell phone −0.006 (−0.004, − 0.024) 0.007 (0.004, 0.009)
Level of adherence (Reference = Good adherence)
 Poor adherence −0.523 (− 0.644, − 0.235) 0.483 (0.002, 0.621)
 Fair adherence −0.452 (− 0.671, − 0.253) 0.552 (0.092,0.831)
Level of disclosure of the disease (Reference = yes)
 No −0.002 (− 0.073, − 0.001) 0.1020 (0.003,0.324)
WHO stages (Reference = Stage IV)
 Stage I 0.151 (− 0.002, 0.246) 0.2511 (0.081, 0.452)
 Stage II 0.157 (0.032, 0.224) 0.1567 (0.092, 0.421)
 Stage III 0.138 (−0.231, 0.231) 0.4381 (0.231, 0.643)
 Time 0.021 (0.001, 0.064) 0.1209 (0.091, 0.241)
τ1 −2.965 (−4.547, −1.234) 0.0341 (0.010, 0.067)
τ3 0.653 (0.254, 0.923) 1.7342 (1.234, 1.966)