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Table 2 Association of Social related factors and accessibility to facilities

From: Social barriers in accessing care by clients who returned to HIV care after transient loss to follow-up

  Accessibility to facility Total p
Difficult Easy
Prior LTFU
 Yes 78 (82.98) 16 (17.02) 94 (31.97) 0.031 (LR)
 No 135 (69.23) 60 (30.77) 195 (66.33)  
 Missing 3 (60.00) 2 (40.00) 5 (1.70)  
Inaccessibility factors
 Bad/risky roads 17 (100.00) 0 (0) 17 (5.78) < 0.001
 Cost of transportation 71 (100.00) 0 (0) 71 (24.15)  
 Easy access 0 (0) 78 (100.00) 78 (26.53)  
 Far 73 (100.00) 0 (0) 73 (24.83)  
 Working hours 55 (100.00) 0 (0) 55 (18.71)  
Reason for choosing facility
 Availability of female provider 4 (100.00) 0 (0) 4 (1.36) < 0.001
 Availability of drugs 32 (71.11) 13 (28.89) 45 (15.31)  
 Facility is only available option 25 (92.59) 2 (7.41) 27 (9.18)  
 Low cost 28 (90.32) 3 (9.68) 31 (10.54)  
 Recommended/referral 11 (100.00) 0 (0) 11 (3.74)  
 Timeliness/promptness of service 9 (100.00) 0 (0) 9 (3.06)  
 Proximity 51 (57.95) 37 (42.05) 88 (29.93)  
 Trust in provider/quality of service 45 (68.18) 21 (31.82) 66 (22.45)  
 Others 11 (84.62) 2 (15.38) 13 (4.42)  
History of being stigmatized
 Yes 90 (82.57) 19 (17.43) 109 (37.07) 0.003
 No 121 (67.22) 59 (32.78) 180 (61.22)  
 Missing 5 (100.00) 0 (0) 5 (1.70)  
Stigmatised by whom
 Community/neighbour 28 (93.33) 2 (6.67) 30 (30.61) 0.127
 Family 23 (88.46) 3 (11.54) 26 (26.53)  
 Friend 13 (68.42) 6 (31.58) 19 (19.39)  
 HCW 7 (70.00) 3 (30.00) 10 (10.20)  
 Spouse/partner 10 (76.92) 3 (23.08) 13 (13.27)  
  1. LR likelihood ratio, p p-value
  2. Italicized is significant at < 0.05