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Table 2 Results on selected self-reported and clinical measurements by study group and by sex of the respondents, age-adjusted (in parenthesis 95% confidence intervals)

From: Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda

  HIV+, on ART HIV+, no ART Child died, HIV Child living with HIV Comparison Total
Men (N) 46   39   32   31   50   198  
Health state
score
47.8 (42.7-
52.9)
48.5 (44.9-
52.2)
50.6 (47.1-
54.1)
50.4 (43.8-
57.1)
49.4 (45.5-
53.4)
49.0 (47.0-50.9)
WHODASi 78.7 (72.5-
84.8)
77.3 (72.2-
82.4)
82.8 (77.4-
88.2)
79.9 (75.1-
84.6)
78.0 (72.6-
83.3)
78.3 (75.8-80.8)
Chronic
diseases
35.1 (25.9-
44.3)
14.6 (5.3-
23.7)
35.8 (16.9-
54.7)
38.1 (16.9
-59.1)
25.1 (11.7-
38.4)
27.9 (21.4-34.4)
Hand grip
strength (kg)
30.1 (28.5-
31.8)
29.0 (27.3-
30.8)
29.6 (26.0-
33.2)
29.4 (27.3-
31.5)
31.1 (28.9-
33.4)
29.9 (28.8-30.9)
BMI 21.1 (20.4-
21.7)
20.3 (19.5-
21.1)
22.8 (20.2-
25.3)
21.1 (19.7-
22.6)
22.6 (21.1-
24.0)
21.4 (20.9-21.9)
High blood
pressure
31.6 (8.8-
42.7)
28.9 (20.6-
36.8)
34.1 (17.3-
50.8)
50.7 (28.9-
72.6)
31.6 (17.4-
45.7)
30.5 (23.9-36.9)
Rapid walk
test (sec.)
2.9 (2.5-
3.4)
5.4 (5.2-
5.7)
3.2 (2.2-
4.2)
3.6 (2.0-
4.1)
3.1 (2.5-
3.4)
3.4 (3.1-
3.8)
Poor vision 15.8 (3.6-
28.0)
9.0 (2.2-
15.8)
30.6 (21.9-
39.2)
14.6 (6.8-
22.4)
44.7 (27.8-
61.6)
24.8 (18.3-31.2)
Women 55   49   74   70   54   312  
Health score 45.1 (42.1-
48.1)
40.5 (35.4-
45.6)
43.6 (40.6-
46.5)
44.6 (42.0-
47.1)
42.8 (40.9-
44.7)
43.7 (42.3-45.1)
WHODASi 77.3 (73.1-
81.5)
65.4 (56.0-
74.8)
70.6 (66.9-
74.3)
68.8 (65.0-
72.6)
70.4 (66.8-
73.9)
69.6 (67.5-71.6)
Chronic
diseases
34.0 (21.6-
46.4)
38.0 (18.7-
57.3)
40.0 (30.4-
56.9)
40.0 (26.7-
49.8)
46.7 (35.7-
57.4)
39.2 (33.6-44.8)
Hand grip
strength
(kg)
24.0 (22.5-
25.5)
20 (18.3-
21.7)
20.7 (18.4-
23.0)
21.5 (20.1-
22.9)
19.3 (17.8-
20.9)
20.9 (20.2-21.7)
BMI 21.2 (20.2-
22.2)
23.5 (21.1-
25.8)
25.9 (24.6-
27.3)
25.7 (24.2-
27.2)
25.2 (23.3-
27.0)
24.0 (23.4-24.6)
High blood
pressure
25.3 (11.0-
39.5)
12.2 (3.1-
21.2)
28.2 (18.8-
37.6)
37.9 (26.3-
49.6)
54.4 (36.9-
70.0)
34.7 (29.3-40.0)
Rapid walk
test (sec.)
3.2 (2.8-
3.6)
4 (2.5-
5.4)
4.1 (3.7-
4.5)
3.9 (3.5-
4.3)
3.2 (2.8-
3.6)
3.9 (3.6-
4.1)
Poor vision 13 (2.8-
23.1)
32.4 (22.6-
42.2)
24.0 (12.7-
35.3)
12.0 (4.8-
19.2)
15.6 (6.8-
24.3)
21.4 (16.2-26.6)
  1. WHODASi inverted score on the who disability assessment schedule; BMI body mass index