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Table 2 Predictors of rate of CD4 count recovery

From: Pattern and predictors of immunologic recovery in HIV infected patients

Predictor Parameter estimate Standard error P value
Intercept 56.7 6.6 <0.001
Time −28.6 6.0 <0.001
Age (years) −0.3 0.7 0.698
Gender
 Female (reference)
 Male −12.3 14.8 0.410
Primary caregiver    
Parents (reference)
 Relatives 0.15 14.9 0.992
 Self −17.8 20.1 0.379
 Other −0.3 26.6 0.991
Economic status
 Low (ref)    
 Medium 6.4 17.6 0.714
 High −6.0 34.1 0.860
Educational levels
 None (reference)    
 Primary −20.4 24.5 0.407
 Secondary −33.1 31.7 0.298
 Tertiary −30.5 27.4 0.267
Place
 KATH (reference)    
 Suntreso Gov. Hospital 9.6 13.0 0.459
ART regimen
 Others (ref)    
 Azidovudine/lamivudine + NNRTI 4.9 25.0 0.845
 Azidovudine/lamivudine + PI 8.1 31.5 0.797
 Stavudine/lamivudine + NNRTI 3.8 23.9 0.873
Baseline CD4 level
Low (≤250/µl) (ref)    
High (>250/µl) −65.7 13.0 <0.001