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Table 3 Danger signs and mortality frequency

From: Impact of the implementation of new guidelines on the management of patients with HIV infection at an advanced HIV clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Related danger sign Mortality (%) Odds ratios Confidence interval
Before After   
Age
 0–19 5.42 2.17
 21–35 14.78 11.30 1.66 0.64–4.29
 36–44 14.29 10.87 1.16 0.45–2.97
 > 45 23.15 24.35 2.87* 1.13–7.29
CD4 < 50 9.85 6.96 0.97 0.60–1.56
Respiratory 24.14 17.83 0.77 0.46–1.28
Renal 33.66 29.13 1.08 0.67–1.74
Fever 51.72 43.91 1.45 0.68–3.11
Cardiovascular 53.47 48.70 0.81 0.49–1.35
Inability to walk 20.50 16.96 0.29* 0.18–0.48
Neurological 24.14 17.83 0.67 0.40–1.13
Dehydration 53.47 48.70 0.42 0.09–1.89
Glasgow< 15 61.22 26.15 0.84* 0.73–0.97
Sex
 Male 21.18 17.83
 Female 36.45 30.87 0.69 0.41–1.15
Overall Mortality 57.64 48.70 0.60* 0.38–0.97
  1. * p < 0.05