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Table 5 Associations between retention in care measures and CD4 cell count (< 500 cells/µL) in PLWH + T2DM by age groups

From: Retention in care in aging adults with a dual diagnosis of HIV infection and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal retrospective cross-sectional study

Age groupVariablesaBSEWalddfSig.Exp(B)95% CI
LowerUpper
OALWH + T2DM (n = 105)Missed visits (count)2.4231.035.53710.019*11.2771.49984.843
Missed visits (dichotomous)2.0691.7161.45410.2287.9180.274228.713
Visit adherence5.5825.7330.94810.33265.7140.00420153270.43
4-month visit constancy0.6850.5661.46410.2261.9830.6546.014
6-month gap0.4070.8640.22210.6381.5020.2768.173
HRSA HAB measure (retained)0.0820.6180.01810.8941.0860.3233.648
Constant− 9.4795.3783.10710.0780  
Total Chi square (6) = 10.421, p > 0.05
Hosmer–Lemeshow Chi square (3) = 0.89, p > 0.05
YALWH + T2DM (n = 34)Missed visits (count)10.80416,337.328010.99949,219.7760 
Missed visits (dichotomous)30.15862,616.2050111.25186E + 130 
Visit adherence4.645235,894.115011104.0950 
4-month visit constancy0.1851.6450.01310.9111.2030.04830.251
HRSA HAB measure (retained)− 0.8491.4650.33610.5620.4280.0247.56
Constant− 35.14180,003.3410110  
Chi square (6) = 7.07, p > 0.05
Hosmer–Lemeshow Chi square (4) = 2.29, p > 0.05
  1. HRSA HAB measure the US Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA HAB) measure, PLWH + T2DM persons living with HIV and diabetes, all ages, OALWH + T2DM older adults with HIV and T2DM, YALWH + T2DM younger adults with HIV and T2DM
  2. * p < 0.05
  3. aStep 1a. variables: missed visits (count), missed visits (dichotomous), visit adherence, 4-month visit constancy, 6-month gap, HRSA HAB measure; Step 1b. variables: missed visits (dichotomous), visit adherence, 4-month visit constancy, HRSA HAB measure