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Table 4 Treatment Related 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 (%) Controls (%) OR 95%CI
Being on other medication Yes 10 (10) 7 (7) 1.48 0.54–4.04
No 92 (90) 95 (93)   
WHO staging 3&4 60 (59) 32 (33) 3.13 1.76–5.55
1&2 42 (41) 70 (67)   
CD4 count ≤350 87 (85) 56 (55) 4.76 2.43–9.33
> 350 15 (15) 46 (45)   
Duration on ART ≤18 months 84(82) 86(84) 0.87 0.41–1.82
> 18 months 18(18) 16(16)
Chronic illness Yes 15 (15) 6 (6) 2.76 1.02–7.42
No 87(15) 96 (92)   
Drug S/E Yes 18 (18) 12 (12) 1.61 0.73–3.53
No 84 (82) 90 (88)   
Having no history of OIs Yes 63(62) 70(69) 0.67 0.38–1.21
No 39(38) 32(31)   
TDF + 3TC + EFV Yes 19(19) 38(37) 0.34 0.20–0.73
No 83(81) 64(63)   
Being on 2nd line treatment Yes 26 (25) 5 (5) 0.15 0.06–0.4
No 76 (75) 97 (95)   
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