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Table 5 Crude and adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) of LTFU in HIV care for Option B+ by attitudes, perceptions and personal behavioral practices

From: Retention of HIV infected pregnant and breastfeeding women on option B+ in Gomba District, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic Crude HR (95% CI) Adjusted HR (95% CI) P-value
Health Facility too far
 Disagree 1.00   
 Agree 2.54 (1.73,4.02)   
Difficulty in travelling to Health facility
 Disagree 1.00 1.00  
 Agree 3.58 (2.28,5.62) 2.30 (1.07,4.92) 0.032
Counselling is sufficient
 Disagree 5.12 (3.32,7.87) 2.92 (1.49,5.72) 0.002
 Agree 1.00 1.00  
Peer mothers help at Option B+ initiation
 Disagree 2.75 (1.81,4.16)   
 Agree 1.00   
Difficulty in handling daily hassles
 Disagree 1.00   
 Agree 2.05 (1.42,2.95)   
Difficulty in developing strategies to manage appointments  
 Disagree 1.00 1.00  
 Agree 3.69 (2.52,5.39) 1.89 (1.17,3.05) 0.009
Difficulty in obtaining support from spouse  
 Disagree 1.00 1.00  
 Agree 4.53 (2.88,7.13) 3.59 (2.21,5.81) < 0.001
It’s important to register into HIV care for Option B+  
 Disagree 4.29 (2.54,7.23)   
 Agree 1.00   
I have confidence in the available HIV care system  
 Disagree 3.90 (1.42,10.67)   
 Agree 1.00