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Table 4 Association of variables with nonadherence to HAART, Felege Hiwot Hospital and Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2008

From: Magnitude and determinants of nonadherence and nonreadiness to highly active antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross - sectional study

Determinants Adherence status Adjusted
OR**
95% CI P-Values
  Nonadherent
N (%)
Adherent
N (%)
  Lower Upper  
Treatment side effects       
No* 34 (39.1) 271 (65.0) 1.0 -- -- --
Yes 53 (60.9) 146 (35.0) 1.4 0.8 2.5 0.04
Readiness to HAART       
Ready* 46 (52.9) 388 (93.0) 1.0 -- -- --
Not ready 41 (47.1) 29 (7.0) 8.9 4.8 16.7 <0.001
Contact with psychiatric care services       
No* 69 (79.3) 376 (90.2) 1.0 -- -- --
Yes 18 (20.7) 41 (9.8) 2.2 1.1 4.5 0.02
Having goals       
Yes* 76 (87.4) 409 (98.1) 1.0 -- -- --
No 11 (12.6) 8 (1.9) 3.5 1.1 10.8 0.03
  1. N = Number, OR = Odds ratio, CI = Confidence interval; * = Reference Category; ** = All the variables in the table are included in the model