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Table 4 Relationship between socio-demographic/clinical characteristics and retention in care in public and private hospitals in Anambra State, Nigeria

From: Retention in care and adherence to HIV and AIDS treatment in Anambra State Nigeria

Variable Public hospital Private hospital
Good retention (%) COR (95% CI) p-value Good retention (%) COR (95% CI) p-value
Age
 Less than 35 yrs 135 (75.7) 0.7 (0.44–1.00) 0.048 164 (82.4) 1.13 (0.73–1.75) 0.569
 35 yrs. and older 357 (82.5)    351 (80.5)   
Gender
 Male 140 (82.4) 0.8 (0.53–1.31) 0.435 149 (78.8) 1.2 (0.80–1.88) 0.342
 Female 370 (79.6)    366 (82.1)   
Marital Status
 Currently Married 300 (80.9) 1.1 (0.73–1.61) 0.681 381 (79.4) 0.6 (0.36–1.00) 0.050
 Not Currently marrieda 210 (79.6)    134 (134)   
Employment status
 Employed 451 (82.0) 2.0 (1.21–3.34) 0.007 465 (81.3) 1.1 (0.59–2.15) 0.711
 Unemployed 59 (69.4)    50 (79.4)   
Place of residence
 Rural 154 (76.2) 0.7 (0.46–1.04) 0.078 165 (84.6) 1.4 (0.90–2.22) 0.132
 Urban 356 (82.2)    350 (79.6)   
Education
 Primary education or less 224 (84.5) 1.6 (1.06–2.42) 0.024 107 (74.8) 0.6 (0.39–0.95) 0.029
 Secondary education and more 286 (77.3)    408 (82.9)   
Dosing frequency
 12 hrly 371 (81.4) 0.8 (0.52–1.22) 0.291 412 (82.9) 0.6 (0.39–0.95) 0.028
 24 hrly 139 (77.7)    103 (74.6)   
Regimen type
 First line 502 (80.7) 2.6 (0.84–8.13) 0.085 501 (81.9) 2.9 (1.22–6.87) 0.012
 Second line 8 (61.5)    14 (60.9)   
Experienced stock out
 Yes 256 (85.1) 1.8 (1.2–2.68) 0.004 20 (74.1) 0.7 (0.27–1.58) 0.340
 No 254 (76.1)    495 (81.4)   
Disclosure status
 Yes 471 (83.2) 3.8 (2.26–6.44) < 0.001 461 (82.2) 1.7 (0.98–2.98) 0.057
 No 39 (56.5)    54 (73.0)   
Transportation cost
 Less than 1000 470 (79.4) 0.3 (0.09–0.95) 0.030 455 (80.7) 0.8 (0.39–1.50) 0.437
 More than 1000 40 (93.0)    60 (84.5)   
  1. a = Not currently married included Single (never married), Separated, Divorced and Widowed COR = Crude odds ratio