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Table 3 Bivariate analysis of socio-demographic factors associated with good/excellent self-rated health among HIV positive participants 15 years and older

From: Determinants of excellent/good self-rated health among HIV positive individuals in South Africa: evidence from a 2012 nationally representative household survey

  Unadjusted OR 95% CI p-value*
Sex
 Male Ref    
 Female 1.03 0.79 1.35 0.824
Age in years
 15–24 Ref    
 25–34 0.44 0.28 0.67 <.0001
 35–44 0.25 0.16 0.38 <.0001
 45–4 0.19 0.12 0.31 <.0001
 55+ 0.14 0.09 0.24 <.0001
Race groups
 Black African Ref    
 Other 2.00 1.19 3.35 0.009
Employment status
 No Ref    
 Yes 1.37 1.03 1.82 0.030
Asset based SESa
 1st Quintile Ref    
 2nd Quintile 1.28 0.94 1.74 0.119
 3rd Quintile 1.17 0.84 1.64 0.352
 4th Quintile 0.77 0.46 1.29 0.314
 5th Quintile 2.69 1.17 6.17 0.020
Locality Type
 Urban formal Ref    
 Urban informal 0.90 0.63 1.28 0.554
 Rural informal 0.99 0.71 1.40 0.970
 Rural formal 1.15 0.57 2.31 0.697
  1. OR Odds ratio; CI confidence interval; aQuintiles 1–5 represent a continuum of household socio-economic status (SES) from the most poor to the least poor; *Significant at p < 0.05