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Table 3 Unadjusted analysis of mortality according to adherence and other characteristics among 897 patients 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 Total Deaths Total Patient-years (Death rate/100 Patient-years) HR 95% CI
Overall 164 1343.4 (12.2) - 10.5–14.2
Sex     
Male 34 333.6 (10.2) 1.0  
Female 130 1009.8 (12.9) 1.26 0.86–1.83
Age in years     
Less than 35 56 462.4 (12.1) 1.0  
35 or more 108 881.0 (12.3) 1.04 0.75–1.44
Education     
None 45 224.1 (20.1) 1.0  
Educated 119 1119.3 (10.6) 0.52 0.37–0.73
Religion     
Catholic 55 408.6 (13.5) 1.0  
Protestant 63 543.2 (11.6) 0.88 0.61–1.26
Pentecostal 29 216.5 (13.4) 1.01 0.65–1.59
Orthodox 9 82.3 (10.9) 0.82 0.40–1.65
Muslim 8 82.6 (9.7) 0.78 0.37–1.63
Other 0 10.6 (0.0) - -
Married     
Never 5 46.7 (10.7) 1.0  
Ever 159 1296.7 (12.3) 1.20 0.49–2.93
CD4 count     
Less than 50 86 306.7 (28.0) 1.0  
50 or more 78 1036.6 (7.5) 0.29 0.21–0.39
Adherence     
Non adherence 94 226.0 (42.5) 1.0  
Adherence 68 1117.3 (6.1) 0.11 0.08–0.16