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Table 3 Factors associated with IPT completion

From: Factors affecting uptake and completion of isoniazid preventive therapy among HIV-infected children at a national referral hospital, Kenya: a mixed quantitative and qualitative study

Variable IPT completion PR (95% CI) P Value
Yes (N = 94) n (%) No (N = 21) n (%)
Gender
 Male 54 (79.4) 14 (20.6) 1  
 Female 42 (85.7) 7 (14.3) 1.08 (0.91–1.28) 0.396
Age categories
  < 3 years 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 1
 Between 3- > 5 years 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0) 1.0 (0.18–5.46) 0.999
 5- < 10 years 91 (83.5) 18 (16.5) 1.67 (0.42–6.69) 0.342
Latest viral load
 Virally suppressed 91 (84.3) 17 (15.7) 2.1 (0.72–6.18) 0.041
 Not suppressed 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0) 1
 Not documented 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0)
History of TB treatment
 Yes 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7) 1
 No 89 (81.7) 20 (18.3) 0.98 (0.68–1.42) 0.988
Baseline WHO HIV staging
 1 45 (76.3) 14 (23.7) 1
 2 20 (87.0) 3 (13.0) 1.1 (0.92–1.41) 0.305
 3 20 (90.9) 2 (9.1) 0.8 (0.38–1.97) 0.713
 4 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0) 0.98 (0.54–1.76) 0.911
 Not documented 6 (85.7) 1 (14.3)
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