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Table 3 Determinants of HRQOL in HIV/AIDS patients using EQ-5D-5L and VAS

From: Quality of life profile and psychometric properties of the EQ-5D-5L in HIV/AIDS patients

  EQ-5D index (−0.452; 1) VAS (0; 100)
  Coef. 95% CI Coef. 95% CI
Level of Health System (a Central)
- Provincial −0.11*** (−0.16; -0.66) −7.8*** (−10.5; -5.0)
Gender (a Male)
- Female    −4.5*** (−7.5; -1.6)
Education (a Below high school)     
- High school and above 0.06** (0.01; 0.10) 3.8*** (1.0; 6.5)
Marital status (a Single)
- Live with spouse/partner    −2.0 (−4.9; 0.9)
Employment (a Unemployment)
- Free-lancer b 0.12*** (0.06; 0.19) 9.6*** (5.9; 13.4)
- Stable jobs 0.09** (0.02; 0.17) 9.1*** (4.7; 13.6)
- Others 0.13*** (0.04; 0.23) 11.3*** (5.8; 16.8)
Income quintiles (a Poorest)
- Richest 0.05 (−0.01; 0.11)   
HIV/AIDS Stages (a Asymptomatic)
- Symptomatic −0.2*** (−0.3; -0.1) −7.1*** (−12.0; -2.2)
- AIDS −0.1*** (−0.2; -0.1) −8.1*** (−13.2; -3.0)
CD4 cell count (a Less than 200)
200<cd4<=350 0.06** (0.00; 0.12) 4.5** (1.0; 8.0)
350<cd4<=500 0.15*** (0.08; 0.22) 8.8*** (4.9; 12.7)
>500 0.07* (−0.01; 0.15) 8.4*** (3.7; 13.0)
Duration of ART (a Not yet)
<=1 yr    −4.8*** (−8.5; -1.2)
1-- <=2 yrs     
2-- <=4 yrs 0.07** (0.01; 0.14)   
4-- <=7 yrs 0.08** (0.01; 0.14)   
History of drug use    −3.9*** (−6.8; -1.1)
Having AUD −0.06** (−0.11; -0.01) −3.1** (−6.2; -0.1)
Constant 0.65*** (0.55; 0.76) 74.0*** (67.3; 80.8)
  1. *** p<0.01, ** p<0.05, * p<0.1, a Reference group.
  2. b Self-employed, non-salary basis.