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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis: Variables that predict adherence to dose, time and food at baseline (M0) and follow up visit (M3) in JUSH, Southwest Ethiopia, 2007.

From: Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected persons: a prospective study in Southwest Ethiopia

  Model 1 Model 2
  At baseline (M0) At follow up visit (M3)
Variables Adherence Yes n(%) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value Adherence Yes n(%) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value
Social support       
Yes 259(83.3) 1.82(1.04,3.21) 0.038 168(81.2) 2.42(1.29,4.55) 0.006
No 58(65.2) 1   122(69.3) 1  
Depression       
Yes 160(71.7) 1 0.011 NA
No 157(88.6) 2.13(1.18, 3.81)     
Memory aids       
Yes NA 268(78.1) 3.29(1.44, 7.51) 0.005
No     22(55.0) 1  
  1. Adjusted for all socio-demographic, psychosocial, regimen and disease related variables. adjusted for baseline socio-demographic characteristics. NA = not applicable in the respective regression models.