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Table 3 Logistic regression analyses on the factors associated with low BMI among the clients enrolled into the study

From: High magnitude of under nutrition among HIV infected adults who have not started ART in Tanzania--a call to include nutrition care and treatment in the test and treat model

Variable

Logistic regression

Multiple logistic regression

OR

95% CI

P-value

AOR

95% CI

P-value

Age (quintiles)

 18.47–30.65

1.00

  

1.00

  

 30.66–34.96

0.91

0.74–1.13

0.414

0.84

0.63–1.12

0.241

 34.97–39.07

0.90

0.73–1.11

0.326

0.84

0.63–1.13

0.259

 39.08–44.80

0.76

0.61–0.94

0.013

0.66

0.49–0.88

0.005

 44.80–83.35

0.67

0.54–0.84

<0.001

0.63

0.46–0.85

0.002

Sex

 Male

1.00

  

1.00

  

 Female

0.85

0.73–0.98

0.025

0.87

0.70–1.07

0.179

Wealth index

 Lowest

1.00

  

1.00

  

 Low

0.85

0.67–1.07

0.168

0.80

0.60–1.06

0.114

 Middle

0.63

0.49–0.79

<0.001

0.67

0.50–0.88

0.004

 High

0.49

0.38–0.63

<0.001

0.49

0.37–0.67

<0.001

 Highest

0.44

0.34–0.58

<0.001

0.46

0.34–0.63

<0.001

Depression

1.23

1.05–1.44

0.010

1.15

0.96–1.38

0.138

HIV clinical stage

 Stage 1

1.00

  

1.00

  

 Stage 2

3.24

1.74–6.01

<0.001

5.05

1.99–12.83

0.001

 Stage 3

5.31

2.94–9.58

<0.001

8.77

3.55–21.65

<0.001

 Stage 4

16.28

8.87–29.90

<0.001

22.90

9.08–57.75

<0.001

Dietary diversity

 DDS < 3

1.00

  

1.00

  

 DDS > =3

0.87

0.75–1.03

0.099

0.79

0.66–0.96

0.016

Alcohol dependency

0.63

0.21–1.90

0.414

   

Emotional distress

1.26

1.04–1.53

0.019

   

Social support

1.00

0.99–1.01

0.300