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Table 5 Predictors of in-hospital HIV-related mortality

From: Causes of hospitalization and predictors of HIV-associated mortality at the main referral hospital in Sierra Leone: a prospective study

Characteristics Univariate Multivariate
OR (95% CI) P value AOR (95% CI) P value
Middle/older age (≥ 45 years) 0.97 (0.44–2.16) 0.94 0.87 (0.36–2.10) 0.76
Gender 0.89 (0.46–1.73) 0.73 1.48 (0.67–3.27) 0.33
Smoking 2.05 (0.95–4.41) 0.06 0.77 (0.25–2.37) 0.65
Alcohol use 2.52 (1.20–5.28) 0.01 0.36 (0.11–1.12) 0.08
Illicit drug use 3.11 (0.80–12.10) 0.09 0.44 (0.09–2.26) 0.33
Jaundice 6.33 (1.19–33.77) 0.02 0.11 (0.02–0.62) 0.01
Limb Weakness 4.18 (0.96–18.21) 0.04 0.47 (0.08–2.78) 0.40
Loss of consciousness 4.18 (0.96–18.21) 0.04 0.40 (0.08–2.12) 0.28
Cerebral toxoplasmosis 5.13 (1.23–21.38) 0.01 0.29 (0.05–1.48) 0.13
Tuberculosis 0.40 (0.16–0.97) 0.03 2.48 (0.91–6.70) 0.07
ART status 0.63 (0.32–1.26) 0.19 1.28 (0.60–2.76) 0.52
  1. OR odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval