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Table 5 Predictors of physical 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

  TB/HIV co-infected HIV-infected without TB
Variables β (SE) P-value β (SE) P-value
Sex     
Male 1.00   1.00  
Female −0.26 (0.4) 0.5 0.07 0.7
Mean CD4 count     
<50 1.00   1.00  
50-100 0.98 (0.8) 0.2 0.13 (0.3) 0.7
101-200 0.28 (0.8) 0.7 0.17 (0.28) 0.5
>200 0.20 (0.8) 0.8 0.19 (0.29) 0.5
WHO staging     
I NA   1.00  
II NA   −0.11 (0.3) 0.7
III 1.00   −0.28 (0.3) 0.3
VI −0.91 (0.6) 0.1 0.05 (0.3) 0.9
Adherence to ART     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No −0.61 (1.2) 0.6 −0.31 (0.5) 0.5
Adherence to anti-TB     
Yes 1.00   NA  
No 0.27 (1.4) 0.8   
Social support     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No −0.27 (0.5) 0.6 0.11 (0.3) 0.7
Source of income     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No −0.49 (0.6) 0.4 −0.35 (0.2) 0.07
CMD     
Normal 1.00   1.00  
Moderate −0.21 (0.7) 0.8 −0.69 (0.2) 0.001
High −0.88 (0.6) 0.2 −1.37 (0.2) 0.000
Very high −2.48 (0.6) 0.000 −2.34 (0.3) 0.000
Employment     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No 0.42 (0.7) 0.6 −0.17 (0.3) 0.6
  1. *NA = not applicable.