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Table 6 Relationship between socio-demographic/clinical characteristics and patients’ adherence to treatment in public and private hospital

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

Variable Public Hospital Private Hospital
Good Adherence (%) COR (95% CI) p-value Good Adherence (%) COR (95% CI) p-value
Age
  < 35 yrs 175 (86.6) 0.5 (0.30–0.89) 0.016 192 (96.5) 1.5 (0.64–3.62) 0.333
  ≥ 35 yrs. 401 (92.6)    413 (94.7)   
Gender
 Male 159 (93.5) 1.7 (0.84–3.28) 0.139 426 (95.5) 1.2 (0.55–2.59) 0.661
 Female 417 (89.7)    179 (94.7)   
Marital Status
 Currently Married 342 (92.2) 1.5 (0.88–2.59) 0.129 457 (95.2) 0.9 (0.40–2.23) 0.889
 Not Currently married 234 (88.6)    148 (95.5)   
Employment Status
 Employed 503 (91.5) 1.8 (0.89–3.47) 0.099 546 (95.5) 1.4 (0.48–4.22) 0.522
 Unemployed 73 (85.9)    59 (93.7)   
Place of Residence
 Rural 182 (90.1) 0.9 (0.51–1.59) 0.718 188 (96.4) 1.5 (0.62–3.51) 0.370
 Urban 394 (91.0)    417 (94.8)   
Education
  ≤ Primary Education 248 (93.6) 1.9 (1.04–3.36) 0.035 136 (95.1) 1.0 (0.40–2.27) 0.913
  ≥ Secondary Education 328 (88.7)    469 (95.3)   
Dosing Frequency
 12hrly 417 (91.5) 0.7 (0.42–1.31) 0.306 473 (95.2) 1.1 (0.44–2.79) 0.814
 24hrly 159 (88.8)    132 (95.7)   
Regimen Type
 First line 565 (90.8) 1.8 (0.39–8.33) 0.444 585 (95.6) 3.3 (0.91–11.61) 0.055
 Second line 11 (84.6)    20 (87.0)   
Experienced Stock out
 Yes 270 (89.7) 0.8 (0.47–1.36) 0.406 22 (81.5) 0.2 (0.06–0.54) < 0.001
 No 306 (91.6)    583 (95.9)   
Disclosure Status
 Yes 514 (90.8) 1.1 (0.49–2.56) 0.796 533 (95.0) 0.5 (0.13–2.27) 0.383
 No 62 (89.9)    72 (97.3)   
  1. COR = Crude odds ratio