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Table 4 Odds ratio (OR) estimates and 95% confidence intervals for factors associated with the likelihood of dying with AIDS, 2001–2002

From: Coming home to die? the association between migration and mortality in rural South Africa

  Univariate (Unadjusted) Multivariate (adjusted)
Variable number Odds Ratio 95% CI P-value Adjusted Odds Ratio 95% CI P-value
Sex        
   Males 599 1 - - 1 - -
   Females 613 2.19 (1.72, 2.80) <0.001 2.35 (1.79, 3.08) <0.001
Migration status        
   External in-migrants 148 2.08 (1.38, 3.15) 0.001 1.79 (1.16,2.78) 0.009
   Internal migrants 44 1.53 (0.78, 3.02) 0.216 1.25 (0.62, 2.53) 0.533
   Out-migrants 97 0.97 (0.63, 1.50) 0.907 0.91 (0.58, 1.45) 0.705
   Residents 923 1 - - 1 - -
Education        
   Grade 1 to 4 301 1 - - 1 - -
   Grade 5 to 12 412 1.50 (1.10, 2.04) 0.010 1.40 (0.99, 1.96) 0.057
   Tertiary 19 0.50 (0.20, 1.29) 0.151 0.32 (0.12, 0.86) 0.024
   Missing 480 1.48 (1.09, 1.99) 0.011 1.21 (0.87, 1.70) 0.258
Age category:        
   18 to 25 162 1 - - 1 - -
   26 to 40 612 2.73 (1.90, 3.92) <0.001 3.47 (2.36, 5.11) <0.001
   41 to 60 438 1.01 (0.70, 1.45) 0.957 1.45 (0.97, 2.17) 0.070
Economic status        
   >= 7 house assets 563 1 - - 1 - -
   < 7 household assets 433 1.27 (0.98, 1.65) 0.071 1.40 (1.05, 1.86) 0.021
   Missing 216 1.49 (1.05, 2.12) 0.025 1.67 (1.15, 2.42) 0.007
  1. Variables controlled for were sex, migration status, educational level, age and socioeconomic status.