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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression of factors associated with adequate patients’ retention in public and private hospitals

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

Independent variable Public hospital Private hospital
Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) p-value Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) p-value
Age
 Less than 35 0.9 0.56–1.37 0.566    
 35 years and more 1      
Education
 Primary education or less 1.4 0.90–2.19 0.135 0.7 0.42–1.05 0.077
 Secondary education or more 1    1   
Marital status
 Currently married     0.5 0.32–0.91 0.021
 Not currently married     1   
Employment status
 Employed 1.6 0.90–2.74 0.112    
 Unemployed 1      
Place of residence
 Rural 0.6 0.41–0.99 0.045    
 Urban 1      
Dosing frequency
 24 hourly     0.58 0.36–0.92 0.021
 12 hourly     1   
Regimen type
 First line 2.5 0.79–8.18 0.120 3.1 1.27–7.41 0.013
 Second line 1    1   
Experienced stock out
 Yes 1.7 1.09–2.54 0.018    
 No 1      
Disclosure status
 Yes 3.2 1.81–5.56 < 0.001 1.9 1.09–3.46 0.024
 No 1    1   
Transportation Cost (N)
 1000 and below 0.2 0.07–0.78 0.019    
 More than 1000 1