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Table 3 Hazard ratios (HR) of death in the first four weeks of treatment, Arba Minch Hospital, 2006

From: Predictors of early death in a cohort of Ethiopian patients treated with HAART

Factor Crude HR(95%CI) P-value Adjusted HR (95%CI) P-value
WHO stage IV vs. II-III 10.5 (2.1–52.4) 0.004 9.2 (1.8–45.8) 0.007
TLC<= 750 vs. >750/mcL 5.2 (1.2–21.9) 0.024 4.4 (1.05–18.5) 0.043
HGB<= 10 vs. >10 g/dl 3.5 (0.4–28.3) 0.244 -- --
TLC<= 1200 vs. >1200/mcL 3.4 (0.4–25.7) 0.282 -- --
BMI<= 18.5 vs. >18.5 kg/m2 1.5 (0.3–9.3) 0.629 -- --
  1. HGB=Haemoglobin TLC=total lymphocyte count BMI=Body Mass Index WHO=World Health Organization HR=Hazard Ratio 95%CI = 95% Confidence Interval