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Table 5 Factors associated with fatigue among adults living with HIV/AIDS attending ART, in Mekelle city public and private health facilities, Tigray, North Ethiopia, April 2019, (n = 567)

From: Burden of fatigue among adults living with HIV/AIDS attending antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

 Yes
Frequency (%)
Presence of fatigue AOR(95%CI)
No
Frequency (%)
Crude odds ratio (COR) (95%CI)]P-VP-V
Presence of children
 Yes96(61.1%)61(38.9%)1.70(1.17–2.47)<  0.005a0.025b2.01(1.09–3.71)b
 No197(48.0%)213 (52.0%)1.000   
CD4 count
  < 20067(73.6%)24(26.4%)10.608(5.841–19.266)<  0.001a0.092.14(0.89–5.10)
 200–499191(62.0%)117(38.0%)6.203(4.004–9.610)<  0.001a<  0.001b2.81(1.58–4.99)b
  > =50035(20.8%)133(79.2%)1.000   
WHO classification of HIV disease
 stage I94(29.7%)222(70.3%1.000   
 Stage II77(74.8%)26(25.2%)6.994(4.218–11.598)<  0.001a0.002b3.11(1.51–6.40)b
 Stage III74(80.4%)18(19.6%)9.709(0.207–1.179)<  0.001a0.0632.13(0.96–4.76)
 Stage IV48(85.7%)8(14.3%)14.170(6.454–31.110)<  0.001a0.011a4.08(1.37–12.14)b
Anemia status of the patient
 Yes119(87.5%)17(12.5%)10.339(6.005–17.802)<  0.001a<  0.001b4.90 (2.40–9.97)b
 No174(40.4%)257(59.6%)1.000   
Co-morbid health conditions
 Yes111(86.0%)18(14.0%)8.674(5.090–14.781)< 0.001a0.001b3.65(1.71–7.78)b
 No182(41.6%)256(58.4%)1.000   
Depression
 Yes226(79.6%)58(20.4%)12.562(8.438–18.702)<  0.001a<  0.001b3.68(1.99–6.79)b
 No67(23.7%)216(76.3%)1.000   
Physical activities
 Yes22(25.9%)63(74.1%)1.000   
 No271(56.2%)211(43.8%)3.678(2.192–6.172)<  0.001a0.003b3.20(1.50–6.81)b
  1. NB: COR = crude odds ratio, AOR = adjusted odds ratio, a = significant association (on bivariate), b = significant association (on multivariate), 1.000 = Reference