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Table 1 Effect of the viral load on virological failure after 6 months of ART

From: Predictive factors of viral load high-risk events for virological failure in HIV/AIDS patients receiving long-term antiviral therapy

VL after 6 months of ART Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis
Crude HR (95% CI) P Adjusted HR (95% CI)a P
VS 1 <  0.001 1 <  0.001
Low LLV 1.608 (0.820, 3.153) 0.167 1.516 (0.723, 3.180) 0.271
High LLV 5.989 (2.377, 15.091) <  0.001 7.221 (2.668, 19.547) 0.005
Non-suppressed 9.717 (5.351, 17.646) <  0.001 8.351 (4.253, 16.398) <  0.001
  1. aHR was adjusted by sex, marital status, age when HIV infection was confirmed, age at ART initiation, transmission route, TB infection in the recent year at ART initiation, opportunistic infection in the last 3 months at ART initiation, HIV symptoms, clinical stage, CD4+ T-cell count, VL at baseline, time between HIV diagnosis and ART initiation, ART regimen at initiation, ART regimen switch, times of ART regimen switch, ART interruption and cotrimoxazole usage before and during ART