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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of 646 patients included in study, Wakiso district, Central Uganda cohort, January 2015–December 2017

From: Loss to follow-up and associated factors among adult people living with HIV at public health facilities in Wakiso district, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Variable N (%) Incidence Rate (per 1000 persons) 95% CI
Sex of subject
 Male 255 (39.5) 18 14–24
 Female 391 (60.5) 23 19–29
Age group
 Below 30 yrs. 282 (43.6) 32 26–40
 30- 44 yrs 268 (41.5) 16 12–21
 45 yrs. and above 96 (14.9) 13 8–21
Marital status (n = 413)
 Never married 122 (29.5) 19 13–29
 Married 207 (50.1) 21 16–28
 Living together 18 (4.4) 11 1–23
 Divorced/Separated 44 (10.7) 15 6–42
 Widowed 22 (5.3) 28 17–48
Telephone contact (n = 595)
 Yes 418 (70.2) 16 13–21
 No 177 (29.8) 33 26–42
CD4 cell count
 Less than 500c/ml 535 (82.8) 21 17–25
 500c/ml or more 111 (17.2) 27 18–40
WHO clinical stage (n = 639)
 I 359 (56.2) 21 17–27
 II 214 (33.5) 21 16–27
 III 54 (8.4) 29 17–49
 IV 12 (1.9) 11 2–87
BMI (n = 449)
 Underweight 68 (15.1) 20 12–36
 Normal weight 312 (69.5) 15 12–20
 Over weight 52 (11.6) 27 16–46
 Obese 17 (3.8) 24 10–61
Regimen
 TDF/3TC/EFV 635 (98.3) 21 18–24
 Othersa 11 (1.7) 95 36–252
Care entry (n = 554)
 Out patient 430 (77.6) 22 18–27
 eMTCT 74 (13.4) 27 17–42
 Othersb 50 (9.0) 23 13–41
Health facility level
 Hospitalc 100 (15.5) 13 9–20
 HCIVd 432 (66.9) 21 17–26
 HCIIIe 114 (17.6) 25 18–36
  1. CI- Confidence Interval; Othersa- AZT/3TC/NVP & TDF/3TC/NVP; Othersb- Inpatient, Outreach, STI, TB & Transfer-In; c- Hospital level had 69.7% case records completeness; d- HCIV had 72.1% case records completeness; e- HCIII had 78.6% case records completeness