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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of the standard scores of the HAT-QoL domains according to the socio-demographic variables of the 177 participants of the study in Brazil, 2012

From: Oral health associated with quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in Brazil

HAT-QoL domains
Variables General activity Sexual activity Confidentiality concern Health concern Financial concern HIV acceptance Satisfaction with life Questions related to medication Trust in physician
Socio-demographic variables
Age          
18-34 81.8 65.4 35.1 55.6 48.4 67.7 81.8 84.2 92.6
35-44 76.4 59.5 41.2 61.8 30.7 70.8 77.2 88.6 97.7
45-70 71.8 45.2 49.8 68.0 42.2 83.2 77.7 86.6 96.7
p value 0.109 0.014 0.017 0.004 0.021 0.021 0.687 0.476 0.157
Sex          
Female 72.0 45.8 39.0 58.8 33.1 69.0 72.0 85.1 94.9
Male 80.2 65.8 47.7 67.4 46.4 81.7 85.8 88.7 97.5
p value 0.025 0.001 0.041 0.003 0.009 0.009 0.001 0.184 0.198
Color          
White 72.3 59.9 55.5 64.8 44.4 82.5 75.6 92.3 98.9
Black 76.3 52.8 40.2 63.5 42.1 76.9 81.8 87.2 99.1
Brown 76.6 54.7 40.9 62.1 37.0 72.2 78.1 85.1 94.4
p value 0.692 0.740 0.026 0.773 0.491 0.285 0.644 0.158 0.089
Marital status          
Single 80.2 54.8 45.2 62.9 38.8 73.8 80.0 88.0 97.9
Married/Consensual union 74.0 70.0 46.2 66.4 38.3 85.5 82.2 82.8 97.2
Widowed 63.0 12.8 36.5 61.1 43.7 64.7 64.9 89.8 91.6
Separated/Divorced 74.1 50.4 48.7 64.5 45.1 77.9 76.8 85.9 90.8
p value 0.114 0.000 0.216 0.687 0.900 0.312 0.425 0.722 0.177
Education          
Illiterate 62.6 50.6 42.6 66.1 18.3 69.9 76.0 78.8 93.6
8 or < of study 76.8 50.5 44.3 61.7 37.3 71.6 78.7 86.6 96.7
9 years or more of study 75.1 57.7 42.6 62.7 42.4 79.5 76.2 89.1 96.2
p value 0.162 0.079 0.921 0.683 0.015 0.325 0.663 0.335 0.834
Link to employment          
Employed 84.4 69.7 36.7 64.4 46.7 77.9 85.3 88.7 95.9
Not employed 67.9 41.8 49.2 61.4 32.5 72.2 72.2 85.0 96.3
p value 0.000 0.000 0.002 0.296 0.005 0.246 0.002 0.167 0.839
Personal income          
Less than 1 MS 57.0 41.6 52.5 56.1 18.0 72.2 60.5 89.5 92.1
1 to 2 MS 77.0 53.1 41.0 63.8 39.2 74.1 80.2 87.1 96.9
3 to 4 Ms 83.7 68.6 47.2 66.2 53.5 81.3 82.7 86.3 97.4
More than 4 MS 84.4 55.0 36.0 61.0 49.0 76.8 94.4 85.0 96.6
p value 0.002 0.146 0.684 0.557 0.006 0.572 0.003 0.931 0.123
Variables related to HIV and habits
VL          
Undetectable 77.4 53.9 46.1 65.2 39.3 78.9 81.6 88.3 97.7
<10000 73.9 56.9 42.8 62.6 44.1 68.8 82.1 90.7 96.3
>10000 74.2 59.0 38.3 60.6 38.3 70.3 70.0 79.8 91.8
p value 0.689 0.757 0.290 0.399 0.796 0.196 0.062 0.016 0.059
CD4          
<200 57.4 59.2 47.2 72.2 29.8 79.6 60.5 82.6 98.1
From 200 to 350 72.9 60.4 43.3 54.1 39.8 63.4 73.0 80.7 91.0
>350 76.0 55.6 43.4 63.7 39.5 75.4 78.5 86.4 96.0
p value 0.039 0.722 0.915 0.006 0.680 0.096 0.058 0.145 0.112
Years since Discovering HIV          
Less than 1 year 72.7 52.0 31.2 41.2 39.1 61.3 70.3 78.7 86.5
From 1 to 5 years 80.3 63.7 39.5 65.5 42.6 70.0 79.6 86.5 94.5
More than 5 years 78.0 58.1 42.0 66.0 40.2 77.6 84.6 89.2 96.9
p value 0.155 0.089 0.146 0.003 0.774 0.294 0.126 0.447 0.098
Transmission mode          
Heterosexual relations 71.4 49.3 41.7 59.6 36.0 69.8 74.9 83.3 95.1
Homosexual relations 84.9 68.5 46.6 67.0 50.6 87.7 88.1 90.2 96.7
Use of drugs 100.0 100.0 80.0 45.0 0 100.0 81.0 81.0 100.0
Blood transfusion 69.5 0 57.5 70.0 44.0 100.0 100.0 94.0 100.0
Mother to child 100.0 50.0 70.0 77.5 84.5 100.0 94.0 100.0 100.0
p value 0.043 0.026 0.370 0.146 0.065 0.046 0.167 0.096 0.891
From whom contracted          
Actual partner 79.1 55.5 28.3 50.8 42.8 86.1 68.1 88.5 77.8
Ex partner 57.8 26.2 45.7 57.1 27.1 64.8 61.6 84.5 92.5
Mother 100.0 50.0 70.0 77.5 84.5 100.0 94.0 100.0 100.0
Do not know 79.1 62.0 43.8 65.4 40.0 77.8 81.9 89.4 98.6
p value 0.026 0.012 0.075 0.323 0.203 0.247 0.124 0.349 0.006
Use of HAART          
Yes 76.3 54.7 45.4 63.3 39.7 77.5 80.8 88.4 97.8
No 74.0 57.0 35.8 61.2 38.1 66.2 70.5 81.3 90.6
p value 0.600 0.742 0.053 0.547 0.797 0.051 0.040 0.028 0.003
Non use of HAART          
Yes 64.0 49.4 53.7 57.1 22.0 61.4 65.6 83.0 97.9
No 80.6 55.9 43.0 65.5 46.0 82.3 85.8 90.1 97.7
p value 0.000 0.406 0.048 0.029 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.075 0.930
Smokers          
Yes 75.1 63.5 39.6 62.7 25.9 79.1 73.1 83.7 98.7
No 76.0 52.8 44.3 62.9 43.3 73.7 80.1 87.7 95.4
p value 0.978 0.025 0.721 0.519 0.602 0.816 0.930 0.064 0.103
Consumes alcoholic drinks
Yes 77.7 65.3 38.6 60.4 33.2 75.4 78.5 85.1 95.8
No 74.9 50.3 45.5 64.0 42.3 74.7 78.5 87.6 96.3
p value 0.474 0.015 0.117 0.242 0.094 0.897 0.993 0.379 0.810
Use of illicit drugs          
Yes 71.8 50.8 55.0 43.7 26.6 61.5 55.3 68.7 89.6
No 76.0 55.4 42.6 63.7 40.0 75.6 79.6 87.6 96.4
p value 0.638 0.745 0.215 0.004 0.277 0.229 0.016 0.003 0.162
Used contraception before HIV
Never 74.8 47.5 46.7 63.9 36.8 73.4 78.2 88.8 98.2
Always 74.7 64.6 45.0 77.5 46.8 75.0 68.0 85.0 91.6
Sometimes 76.4 64.6 45.0 77.5 78.5 100.0 94.0 100.0 100.0
p value 0.841 0.000 0.249 0.603 0.380 0.286 0.455 0.678 0.055
Oral health variables          
Caries          
≤ 3 75.5 52.9 42.0 62.5 62.5 40.6 78.6 86.8 96.6
>3 76.5 60.2 45.8 63.5 63.5 36.5 78.2 86.7 95.1
p value 0.810 0.24 0.403 0.761 0.461 0.995 0.927 0.972 0.497
Teeth loss          
≤9 76.2 58.8 40.5 60.3 39.2 74.6 79.6 86.5 95.2
>9 75.6 49.0 49.3 66.5 41.0 77.6 77.7 87.5 97.9
p value 0.861 0.106 0.036 0.039 0.076 0.544 0.671 0.725 0.191
Obturated          
≤6 77.1 57.8 47.0 64.4 41.2 76.8 80.5 86.1 97.7
>6 73.9 50.2 38.2 59.5 37.5 73.7 76.0 88.3 97.1
p value 0.398 0.212 0.041 0.109 0.487 0.540 0.301 0.436 0.516
DMFT index          
≤18 78.0 58.1 41.4 59.8 39.4 71.8 82.5 84.4 94.6
>18 73.6 52.2 45.1 66.0 39.3 78.2 74.4 89.3 97.7
p value 0.231 0.315 0.374 0.033 0.977 0.191 0.055 0.069 0.120
PCI          
≤2 41.6 33.3 50.0 50.0 33.3 44.3 47.6 79.0 100.0
>2 83.4 50.3 40.6 64.3 48.4 73.5 82.9 90.3 98.5
p value 0.022 0.759 0.304 0.707 0.273 0.182 0.278 0.074 0.445
Use of dentures          
Yes 76.8 44.9 45.3 68.6 43.8 80.1 81.5 91.2 99.1
No 75.4 59.2 42.4 60.6 37.6 72.9 77.3 85.1 95.0
p value 0.751 0.026 0.533 0.013 0.273 0.186 0.379 0.041 0.066
Denture need          
Yes 72.2 50.5 44.7 62.8 36.5 72.8 75.8 87.0 97.1
No 81.4 62.1 40.6 62.6 44.6 78.3 82.6 86.3 94.5
p value 0.014 0.053 0.338 0.927 0.121 0.276 0.116 0.817 0.211
  1. Note: values in italic: p < 0.05.