Table 3: Factors associated with the psychological distress of the participants among PLWHA at three selected hospitals ART clinics, North Shewa Zone, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2017 (n=422).

Variables Psychological Distressp-valueCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
YesNo

Sex:
 Male61500.02511
 Female272392.86 (1.14, 7.14)3.02 (1.16, 7.82)

Education status:
 Illiterate211290.0013.53 (1.68, 7.39)2.91 (1.31, 6.45)
 Literate1226011

Marital status
 Others242180.0682.09 (0.95, 4.62)-
 Married91711

Alcohol use
 No152810.00211
 Yes182083.12 (1.52, 6.67)2.70 (1.23, 5.88)

Perceived stigma
 Yes191370.0132.5(1.22. 5.26)2.41 (1.11, 5.22)
 No1425211

CD4 count cells/μl
 <500231870.022.48 (1.15, 5.36)2.28 (1.02, 5.11)
 >=5001020211

COR = Crude Odds Ratio; AOR = Adjusted Odds Ration; CI = Confidence Interval; (asterisk) indicates the statistical association of predictors in multivariate logistic regression.