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Table 2 Socio-demographic Factors Associated with Virological Failure among Adolescents on ART in Harare City, 2017

From: Virological failure among adolescents on ART, Harare City, 2017- a case-control study

Variable Category Cases (%) (n = 102) Controls (%) (n = 102) OR 95%CI
Age 10-14 yrs 18(18) 24(24) 0.70 0.35–1.38
15–19 84(82) 78(48)   
Sex Female 54 (53) 63 (62) 0.70 0.40–1.22
Male 48 (47) 39 (38)   
Having a treatment buddy Yes 84(82) 94(92) 0.40 0.16–0.96*
No 18(18) 8 (8)   
Family support Yes 81(79) 86(84) 0.70 0.35–1.47
No 21(21) 16(16)   
Support group involvement Yes 27(26) 57(56) 0.30 0.16–0.51*
No 75(74) 45(44)   
Caregiver not employed Yes 8 (8) 3 (3) 2.81 0.72–10.91
No 94(92) 99(97)   
Care giver HIV status Positive 52(51) 69(68) 0.50 0.28–0.88*
Negative 50(49) 33(32)   
Orphan status Yes 77 (78) 65(64) 1.75 0.96–3.21
No 25 (12) 37 (36)