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Table 2 The univariate and multivariate logistic regression models of the medication adherence with the study variables

From: Antiretroviral therapy adherence and its determinant factors among people living with HIV/AIDS: a case study in Iran

Characteristic Univariate logistic regression Multivariate logistic regression
Odds ratio Confidence interval P value Odds ratio Confidence interval P value
Age 0.99 0.95–1.04 0.75    
Gender
Male 1      
Female 0.83 0.36–1.91 0.67    
Marital status
Single 1      
Married 1.63 0.56–4.71 0.37    
Divorced/widow/widower 0.92 0.27–3.13 0.9    
Education
Diploma and higher 1    1   
Elementary/middle school 0.98 0.39–2.46 0.97 0.99 0.39–2.54 0.98
Illiterate 3.0 0.82–10.98 0.1 3.46 0.89–13.48 0.07
Job
Unemployed 1      
Employed 1.24 0.54–2.84 0.6    
Income
< US $ 60 1      
> US $ 60 1.3 0.57–2.98 0.54    
CD4 count
350 and less 1      
Higher than 350 0.76 0.38–2.02 0.76    
Viral load
Less than 50 1      
50 and higher 0.7 0.29–1.69 0.43    
Risk factor
No 1      
Yes 0.92 0.4–2.12 0.84    
Disease history
Less than 5 years 1      
5–10 0.86 0.29–2.54 0.78    
10–15 1.04 0.29–3.66 0.96    
15 and higher 1.24 0.41–3.78 0.7    
Having symptoms in the past 4 weeks
No 1    1   
Yes 3.36 1.18–9.58 0.02 3.63 1.24–10.62 0.02
  1. 1: reference group