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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis with BMI score

From: Nutritional status and the associated factors among people living with HIV: an evidence from cross-sectional survey in hospital based antiretroviral therapy site in Kathmandu, Nepal

Independent Variable

β

Standardized β

p-value

T

95% CI for β

Constant

14.77

< 0.001

7.93

11.10–18.43

Age

0.05

0.13

0.018

2.39

0.01–0.09

Hemoglobin level

0.36

0.17

0.002

3.09

0.13–0.59

ART duration

−0.02

−0.16

0.004

−2.91

−0.03-(−0.01)

CD4 count

0.01

0.07

0.202

1.28

−0.001-0.002

Dietary diversity score

0.29

0.08

0.149

1.45

−0.10-0.68

Male sex

−1.28

−0.15

0.012

−2.53

−2.16-(−0.27)

Privileged Ethnicity

−0.59

−0.07

0.162

−1.40

−1.42-0.24

Married

1.27

0.15

0.004

2.90

0.41–2.12

Business

1.15

0.11

0.035

2.11

0.08–2.22

Smoking

−1.63

−0.18

0.002

−3.16

−2.64-(− 0.61)

Tuberculosis as opportunistic infection

−2.57

−0.07

0.172

−1.37

−6.26-1.12

WHO II stage

−0.72

− 0.08

0.136

−1.50

− 1.66-0.23

  1. R = 0.401, R2 = 0.161, Adjusted R2 = 0.131,  F (12, 337) =5.382, p < 0.001