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Research Article

HIV Case Management Support Service Is Associated with Improved CD4 Counts of Patients Receiving Care at the Antiretroviral Clinic of Pantang Hospital, Ghana

Table 7

Univariate and multivariate analysis of support services participants received (12 months prior to the study), in association with their most recent CD4 count levels.

SupportUnadjusted valueAdjusted value
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)

Case management of HIV/AIDS
disease ()
No1 (ref)1 (ref)
Yes2.80 (1.345.82)0.012.36 (1.015.49)0.05
Help remembering to take HIV medicines on time or correctly
No1 (ref)
Yes1.52 (0.66–3.51)0.32NDNA
Counselling about how to prevent the spread of HIV
No1 (ref)1 (ref)
Yes2.79 (1.176.68)0.021.83 (0.665.07)0.24
HIV peer group support
No1 (ref)
Yes1.07 (0.09–12.07)0.96NDNA
Mental health services
No1 (ref)1 (ref)
Yes0.2 (0.041.00)0.050.28 (0.051.70)0.16
Drug or alcohol counselling or treatment
No1 (ref)
Yes0.76 (0.31–1.85)0.54NDNA
Domestic violence services
No1 (ref)
Yes2.24 (0.24–20.61)0.48NDNA
Nutritional services
No1 (ref)
Yes0.79 (0.38–1.67)0.54NDNA

ND = not determined; NA = not applicable.

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