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Table 2 Baseline clinical characteristics and distribution by LTFU status of adults with TB/HIV co-infection in two governmental hospitals, Mekelle, Ethiopia, 2009–2016 (n = 305)

From: Incidence and predictors of LTFU among adults with TB/HIV co-infection in two governmental hospitals, Mekelle, Ethiopia, 2009–2016: survival model approach

Baseline characteristics LTFU (n1 = 45) Frequency (%) No-LTFU (n2 = 260) Frequency (%) Total (n = 305) Frequency (%) LTFU Rate [95%CI] Per 100 PYs P-value
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 0.0138
  > 17.4 17 (37.8) 131 (50.4) 148 (48.5) 3.0 [1.8, 4.8]  
  < =17.4 28 (62.2) 129 (49.6) 157 (51.5) 6.6 [4.6, 9.6]  
Functional Status 0.1476
 Working 17 (37.8) 124 (47.7) 141 (46.2) 3.2 [2.0, 5.2]  
 Ambulatory 19 (42.2) 91 (35.0) 110 (36.1) 5.4 [3.5, 8.5]  
 Bedridden 9 (20.0) 45 (17.3) 54 (17.7) 7.8 [3.4, 14.2]  
 Clinical Stage 0.1093
 I or II 4 (8.9) 28 (10.8) 32 (10.5) 3.2 [1.2, 8.6]  
 III 15 (33.3) 116 (44.6) 131 (42.9) 3.3 [2.0, 5.4]  
 IV 26 (57.8) 116 (44.6) 142 (46.6) 6.3 [4.3, 9.3]  
CD4 Count (Cells/mm3) 0.6213
  > 200 8 (17.8) 47 (18.1) 55 (18.0) 3.8 [1.9, 7.6]  
  < =200 37 (82.2) 213 (81.9) 250 (82.0) 4.7 [3.4, 6.5]  
Hemoglobin level (g/dl) 0.0002
 Normal (> 11.0) 19 (42.2) 172 (66.2) 191 (62.6) 2.8 [1.8, 4.3]  
 Anemic (<=11.0) 26 (57.8) 88 (33.8) 114 (37.4) 8.5 [5.8, 12.5]