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Table 6 Multivariate predictors death in HIV-infected individuals at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, January 2006 to December 2011

From: Nutritional status and its effect on treatment outcome among HIV infected clients receiving HAART in Ethiopia: a cohort study

Variable Number of death HR [95 % CI] p value
Age
 Below 30 21 1  
 30–39 11 0.898 [0.357, 2.261] 0.820
 40–49 6 1.047 [0.317, 3.459] 0.940
 Above 50 4 4.783 [1.076, 21.268] 0.040
BMI
 <18.5 25 1.460 [0.648, 3.287] 0.361
 ≥18.5 17 1  
Marital status
 Single 7 1  
 Married 16 0.470 [0.173, 1.278] 0.139
 Widowed 1 0.258 [0.028, 2.374] 0.232
 Divorced 8 0.520 [0.154, 1.763] 0.294
CD4 count
 <100 20 1  
 100–199 15 0.522 [0.217, 1.254] 0.146
 >200 7 0.287 [0.097, 0.848] 0.02
Baseline WHO stage
 Stage I 6 1  
 Stage II 9 1.540 [0.446, 5.315] 0.495
 Stage III 17 1.501 [0.487, 4.631] 0.480
 Stage IV 10 2.802 [0.657, 11.942] 0.164
Occupation
 Gov’t employee 14 3.608 [0.720, 18.090] 0.119
 Unemployed 25 3.481 [0.740, 16.371] 0.114
 Others 1 1  
Educational level
 Not educated 4 1  
 Primary 17 2.293 [0.686, 7.667] 0.178
 Secondary 14 2.376 [0.079, 8.317] 0.176
 Tertiary 7 2.401 [0.494, 11.661] 0.277
Fluconazole prophylaxis
 No 34 1  
 Yes 8 5.639 [1.811, 17.563] 0.003
Baseline HAART
 Stavudine based 19 1  
 Zidovudine based 12 4.182 [1.550, 11.286] 0.005
 Tenofovir based 11 5.156 [1.924, 13.819] 0.001