Table 2: Factors associated with CPT adherence among HIV exposed children attending at Mettu Karl and Darimu hospital, Ilubabor, Ethiopia, 2018 (N=293).

Variables Adherence Level n (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95%CI)
Good Poor
Age (Child)
≤15 months 158 (90.8) 16 (9.2) 1.62(0.65-4.1) 1.93(0.7-5.7)
>15 months 112 (94.1) 7 (5.9) 1 1
Cohabitation
Living with partner 178(90.8) 18(9.2) 1.86(0.67-5.2) 2.7(0.81-8.97)
Living alone 92(94.8) 5(5.2) 1 1
Education
Below secondary school 96 (92.3) 8 (7.7) 0.97(0.39-2.36) 1.63(0.52-5.1)
Secondary and above 174 (92.1) 15 (7.9) 1 1
Income
≤1500 ETB 159 (94.1) 10 (5.9) 0.54(0.23-1.27)* 0.38(0.13-1.1)
>1500 ETB 111 (89.5) 13 (10.5) 1 1
Follow up
Scheduled 239 (93.4) 17 (6.6) 0.37(0.14-1.0)* 0.22(0.06-0.87)*
Unscheduled 31(83.8) 6 (16.2) 1 1
Medical Problems
Persistent diarrhea 48(88.9) 6(11.1) 0.9(0.25-3.2)* 1.34 (0.28-6.44)
Fever 63(90) 7(10) 0.8(0.24-2.71)* 1.65(0.38-7.16)
Pneumonia 123(96.1) 5(3.9) 0.3(0.08-1.1) 0.35(0.08-1.57)
Candidiasis 36(87.8) 5 (12.2) 1 1
Barriers
Unfriendly health worker 72 (93.5) 5 9 (6.5) 0.28(0.7-1.1)* 0.14 (0.03-0.78)*
Long procedure in getting drug 86 (93.5) 6 (6.5) 0.28(0.08-1.0)* 0.08(0.01-0.45)*
Drug unavailable 92 (92.9) 7 (7.1) 0.3(0.09-1.06)* 0.11(0.02-061)*
Long distance from facility 20 (92.2) 5 (7.8) 1 1

Note: * refers to P-value <0.05

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