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Table 3 Endpoints explored in the taking charge of the 588 HIV infected children afferent to the 5 Beira’s local health facilities: comparison between the pre- and post-intervention groups

From: Pathways of care for HIV infected children in Beira, Mozambique: pre-post intervention study to assess impact of task shifting

Endpoints All Post-intervention group
(postTS)
Pre-intervention group
(preTS)
Crude-OR 95% CI p-value
N 588
Initiation of ART
  < 9 months 167 95 (28.8) 72 (27.9) 1.08 0.74–1.57 0.703
  ≥ 9 months 327 180 (54.5) 147 (56.9)
 Missing 94 55 (16.7) 39 (15.2)    
Mean time from referral to initiation of ART
  494 1.1 (±  5.0) 2.3 (± 4.4) 0.000
Missing 94     
Mean time from HIV results to initiation of ART
  359 2.1 (± 4.8) 1.7 (±3.8) 0.028
Missing 229     
Mean age at initiation of ART
  494 17.2 (±  14.1) 18.1 (±  15.6) 0.835
Missing 94     
CTZ prophylaxis
 Yes 528 296 (89.7) 232 (89.9) 1.04 0.54–1.99 0.896
 No 40 22 (6.7) 18 (7.0)
 Missing 20 12 (3.6) 8 (3.1)    
INH prophylaxis
 Yes 128 94 (28.5) 34 (13.2) 2.69 1.7–4.15 0.000
 No 420 213 (64.5) 207 (80.2)
Missing 40 23 (7.0) 17 (6.6)    
Regular nutritional visits
 Yes 236 159 (48.2) 77 (29.8) 2.21 1.56–3.15 0.000
 No 307 148 (44.9) 159 (61.7)
 Missing 45 23 (6.9) 22 (8.5)    
CD4 count at beginning of ART
 Yes 326 158 (48.0) 168 (65.1) 0.46 0.32–0.65 0.000
 No 231 155 (47.0) 76 (29.5)
 Missing 31 17 (5.0) 14 (5.4)