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Table 5 Predictors of Visual Analogue Scale score*

From: Highly active antiretroviral treatment and health related quality of life in South African adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection: A cross-sectional analytical study

Explanatory variable Coefficient* 95% CI* P-value**
On HAART vs. awaiting HAART 6.5 1.3–11.7 0.018
Employed vs. unemployed 9.1 4.3–13.7 0.001
Female vs. male 4.7 0.79–8.5 0.021
  1. * Multiple linear regression model with the following variables initially entered in model: total personal income, sex, employment status, previous antiretroviral treatment, recent hospitalization, having a physical or emotional caregiver or a treatment buddy, education, rooms in house, age, treatment site and treatment duration or treatment group
  2. ** Adjusted for district and for intra-clinic clustering of outcome