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Table 3 Univariate analysis of possible associated factors for HIV-SN

From: HIV-associated sensory neuropathy in HIV-1 infected patients at the Douala General Hospital in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Variable HIV-SN No HIV-SN OR (95% CI) P value
Age
<40 16 (25.8) 114 (48.9) 2.8 0.001
>40 46 (74.2) 119 (51.1) (1.5 – 5.2)  
Sex     
Male 25 (40.3) 64 (27.5) 1.8 0.05
Female 37 (59.7) 169 (72.5) (1 – 3.2)  
CD4 cell count     
<200 40 (64.5) 103 (44.2) 2.3 0.004
>200 22 (35.5) 130 (55.8) (1.3 – 4.1)  
Height     
<1.7m 38 (61.3) 171 (73.4) 1.7 0.06
>1.7m 24 (38.7) 62 (26.6) (1 – 3.1)  
History of alcohol intake
Yes 13 (21) 20 (8.6) 2.8 0.006
No 49 (79) 213 (91.4) (1.3 – 6.1)  
History of anti TB treatment
Yes 11 (17.7) 20 (8.6) 2.3 0.04
No 51 (82.3) 213 (91.4) (1.0 – 5.1)  
AZT in HAART regimen
Yes 26 (41.9) 89 (38.2) 0.9 0.6
No 36 (58.1) 144 (61.8) (0.5 – 1.5)  
D4T in HAART regimen
Yes 12 (19.4) 34 (14.6) 1.4 0.4
No 50 (80.7) 199 (85.4) (0.7 – 2.9)  
Total 62 (21) 233 (79) / /