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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of Life style and health-related 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

Alcohol use risk scorea Unadjusted OR 95% CI p-value*
Abstainers Ref    
Low risk drinkers (1–7) 0.95 0.66 1.38 0.785
High risk drinkers (8–19) 0.97 0.56 1.67 0.905
Hazardous drinkers (20+) 0.56 0.19 1.64 0.291
Recreational drug use
 No Ref    
 Yes 0.73 0.40 1.35 0.322
Do you do any vigorous intensity sport?
 No Ref    
 Yes 1.72 1.19 2.50 0.004
Do you do any moderate intensity sport?
 No Ref    
 Yes 1.42 1.03 1.95 0.031
When was the time you went to see a health personnel?
 Within the past six months Ref    
 More than six months but not more than a year ago 0.47 0.20 1.10 0.081
 More than one year ago 1.60 0.61 4.22 0.338
 Never 1.68 0.67 4.22 0.271
Where do you usually obtain health care?
 Public sector Ref    
 Private sector 1.06 0.69 1.63 0.776
In the past 12 months, have you been hospitalized for any illness?
 No Ref    
 Yes 0.44 0.30 0.63 0.000
HIV status awareness and treatment
 Not aware of HIV status Ref    
 Aware of HIV status and not on ARVs 1.18 0.87 1.60 0.286
 Aware of HIV status and on ARVs 0.67 0.48 0.94 0.019
  1. aRisk score based on a questionnaire for Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT); *Significant at p < 0.05