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Table 4 Comparison of QoL among TB/HIV co-infected and HIV-infected patients without TB

From: Change in quality of life: a follow up study among patients with HIV infection with and without TB in Ethiopia

QOL domain Mean difference for TB/HIV co-infected Mean Difference for HIV-infected without TB Mean difference of differences (95% CI) P-value
Physical 5.1 (4.2 – 6.0) 0.7 (0.4 – 1.1) 4.4 (3.4 - 5.4) 0.000
Psychological 3.3 (2.6 – 4.0) 1.2 (0.9 – 1.5) 2.1 (1.4 - 2.9) 0.000
Level of independence 5.7 (4.9 – 6.6) 1.6 (1.3 – 2.0) 4.1 (3.2 - 5.0) 0.000
Social relationships 2.6 (1.7 – 3.5) 0.6 (0.2 – 1.0) 1.2 (1.1 - 2.9) 0.000
Environmental health 2.8 (2.1 – 3.6) 1.2 (0.9 – 1.6) 1.6 (0.8 - 2.4) 0.000
Spiritual health 3.1 (2.3 – 4.0) 0.7 (0.4 – 1.0) 2.4 (1.5 - 3.3) 0.000