Skip to main content

Table 5 Predictors associated with health-related quality of life of PLWHIV

From: The role of personality, social economic and prevention strategy effects on health-related quality of life among people living with HIV/AIDS

Characteristic β SE Z-value P-value
Strategy practice effect
 Strategy 1
 Strategy 2* − 0.042 0.020 − 2.140 0.032
 Strategy 3 − 0.012 0.019 − 0.590 0.552
 Strategy 4 0.009 0.027 0.320 0.749
Age (years)
 16–18
 18–30 − 0.045 0.041 − 1.110 0.267
 30–45 − 0.051 0.041 − 1.260 0.208
 45–60 − 0.078 0.041 − 1.910 0.056
 ≥ 60* − 0.097 0.041 − 2.330 0.020
Race/ethnicity
 Han nationality     
 Yi minority 0.014 0.011 1.230 0.219
 Zhuang minority 0.001 0.011 0.070 0.946
 Other minority ethnic group − 0.002 0.009 − 0.170 0.865
Marital status
 Separated/Divorced/Unmarried
 Married/Cohabitating 0.001 0.006 0.040 0.967
Education level
 < 9 years
 ≥ 9 years 0.002 0.007 0.230 0.820
Occupation
 Workers
 Public officers/Staff member 0.010 0.014 0.720 0.474
 Farmers 0.015 0.011 1.370 0.171
 Migrant workers 0.016 0.013 1.180 0.238
 Self-employed − 0.011 0.012 − 0.940 0.350
 Unemployed − 0.009 0.013 − 0.720 0.474
Household income per year (CNY)
 < 5000
 5000 to 10 000 − 0.006 0.008 − 0.760 0.449
 10 000 to 50 000 0.002 0.008 0.200 0.843
 ≥ 50 000 0.015 0.019 0.770 0.443
HIV status known by others
 No one knowing
 Partially − 0.013 0.007 − 1.81 0.070
 All* − 0.058 0.012 − 4.89 0.001
 Not clear* − 0.036 0.014 − 2.65 0.008
Initial infectious status
 HIV status
 AIDS status 0.002 0.007 0.290 0.772
Transmission model
 Heterosexual transmission
 Homosexual transmission 0.006 0.013 0.500 0.617
 Intravenous drug use − 0.010 0.010 − 1.040 0.299
 Mother-to-infant − 0.002 0.037 − 0.060 0.955
 Unclear − 0.055 0.017 − 3.230 0.001
Duration of antiretroviral therapy
 ≤ 1 years
 1–2 years 0.002 0.013 0.180 0.860
 2–4 years 0.003 0.011 0.260 0.795
 ≥ 4 years − 0.016 0.009 − 1.690 0.091
 Not yet 0.029 0.028 1.010 0.310
The most recent CD4 counts
 ≥ 500 cells/μl
 350–500 cells/μl 0.009 0.008 1.120 0.263
 200–350 cells/μl 0.003 0.011 0.260 0.766
 < 200 cells/μl − 0.016 0.009 − 1.690 0.091
Unclear − 0.005 0.040 − 0.120 0.907
Social support 0.001 0.001 1.950 0.052
Anxiety* − 0.010 0.001 − 7.840 0.001
Depression* − 0.003 0.001 − 2.580 0.010
  1. *P < 0.05. PLWHIV people living with HIV. Strategy 1: the strategy with good practice; Strategy 2: the strategy with traditional advantage practice; Strategy 3: the strategy with advanced practice; Strategy 4: the strategy with the general practice