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Table 2 Background and clinical characteristics of 897 patients on HAART in TASO Kampala, Uganda

From: Good adherence to HAART and improved survival in a community HIV/AIDS treatment and care programme: the experience of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), Kampala, Uganda

Variable Non Adherent n (%) Adherent to HAART, n (%) Odds Ratio 95% CI
Sex     
Male 56 (28.6) 166 (23.7) 1.0  
Female 140 (71.4) 535 (76.3) 0.77 0.54–1.11
Age in median years 36 37 N/A N/A
Education     
None 46 (23.5) 111 (15.8) 1.0  
Educated 150 (76.5) 590 (84.2) 0.61 0.42–0.90
Religion     
Catholic 62 (31.6) 212 (30.2) 1.0  
Protestant 70 (35.7) 293 (41.8) 1.25 0.65–2.41
Pentecostal 37 (18.9) 106 (15.1) 1.19 0.75–1.91
Orthodox 12 (6.1) 42 (6.0) 0.98 0.48–1.97
Muslim 15 (7.7) 41 (5.9) 0.82 0.56–1.20
Other 0 (0.0) 7 (1.0) - -
Married     
Ever 190 (96.9) 676 (96.4) 1.0  
Never 6 (3.1) 25 (3.6) 1.17 0.47–2.90
CD4 count     
Less than 50 25 (12.8) 172 (24.5) 1.0  
50 or more 171 (87.2) 529 (75.5) 2.22 1.41–3.50