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Table 4 Multivariate analyses showing factors associated with Visual Analogue Scale score

From: Quality of life in individuals living with HIV/AIDS attending a public sector antiretroviral service in Cape Town, South Africa

Variable Coefficient 95% CI p-value
ART status    
ART vs ART-naïve 5.61 2.50 - 8.72 <0.001
CD4 count, cells/μL    
>200 vs ≤200 0.58 −2.63 - 3.79 0.724
Age −0.034 −0.20 - 0.13 0.682
Gender    
Female vs male 0.66 −2.95 - 4.26 0.720
Education    
No education 1.00 1.00  
≤ Grade 12 0.21 −6.07 - 6.48 0.949
>Grade 12 −5.12 −15.33 - 5.09 0.325
Employment    
Unemployed 1.00 1.00  
Full or part time or other 4.76 1.63-7.89 0.003
Housing density    
<1.9 1.00 1.00  
≥ 2 1.76 −1.15 - 4.66 0.236
Previous TB −2.09 −5.20 - 1.01 0.186
BMI category    
Not obese 1.00 1.00  
Obese 3.10 −0.38 - 6.57 0.081
  1. Constant 82.04022, R-squared 0.0616, Root MSE 16.106.
  2. All differences were significant at P < 0.05.