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Table 3 The bivariable and multivariable Cox regression analysis of predictors of mortality among HIV infected children receiving ART in Amhara Region Referral Hospitals from January 1, 2012 to February 28, 2017

From: Mortality rate among HIV-positive children on ART in Northwest Ethiopia: a historical cohort study

Variables Survival status CHR (95%CI) AHR (95%CI)
Dead Censored
Sex
 Male 26 235 2.3 (1.2, 4.5) 1.4 (0.7, 2.9)
 Female 12 265 1 1
Age
 < 1 year 3 19 3.1 (0.9, 10.3) 2.8 (0.7, 10.7)
 1–5 years 17 152 1.9 (1.0, 3.7) 1.6 (0.8, 3.5)
 5–15 years 18 329 1 1
Residence
 Urban 35 415 1 1
 Rural 3 85 0.5 (0.2, 1.6) 0.5 (0.1, 1.6)
OI at baseline
 Yes 30 212 4.6 (2.1, 10.0) 2.5 (1.04, 5.9)a
 No 8 288 1 1
WHO clinical staging
 Stage I and II 8 302 1 1
 Stage III and IV 30 198 5.3 (2.4, 11.5) 3.0 (1.2, 7.1)a
CD4 count or percent
 Severe immunodeficiency 33 341 3.0 (1.2, 7.7) 4.4 (1.7, 11.7)a
 Mild immunodeficiency 5 159 1 1
Anemia
 Anemic (< 10 g/dl) 15 51 5.4 (2.8, 10.4) 3.1 (1.4, 6.7)a
 Non-anemic (≥10 g/dl) 23 449 1 1
Stunting
 Normal 12 324 1 1
 Moderate (HAZ < −2) 8 72 3.0 (1.2, 6.9) 2.0 (0.8, 5.3)
 Severe (HAZ < −3) 18 104 4.6 (2.0, 9.5) 3.3 (1.4, 8.0)a
Wasting
 Normal 18 347 1 1
 Moderate (WHZ or BAZ < −2) 5 78 1.1 (0.4, 3.0) 1.3 (0.4, 3.7)
 Severe (WHZ or BAZ < −3) 15 75 3.2 (1.6, 6.5) 3.1 (1.3, 7.3)a
  1. a Significant predictors in the multivariable analysis