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Table 6 Predictors associated with physical component score of health-related quality of life for 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 − 2.753 1.617 − 1.700 0.089
 Strategy 3 − 0.357 1.611 − 0.220 0.825
 Strategy 4 1.345 2.266 0.590 0.553
Age (years)
 16–18
 18–30 − 0.660 2.297 − 0.290 0.774
 30–45 − 2.286 2.299 − 0.990 0.320
 45–60 − 4.030 2.303 − 1.750 0.080
 ≥ 60* − 6.539 2.351 − 2.780 0.005
Race/ethnicity
 Han nationality     
 Yi minority 0.328 0.626 0.520 0.600
 Zhuang minority 0.805 0.634 1.270 0.205
 Other minority ethnic group 0.302 0.506 0.600 0.551
Marital status
 Separated/Divorced/Unmarried
 Married/Cohabitating 0.593 0.362 1.640 0.102
Education level
 < 9 years
 ≥ 9 years 0.686 0.380 1.810 0.071
Occupation
 Workers
 Public officers/Staff member* 1.854 0.768 2.410 0.016
 Farmers 1.002 0.616 1.630 0.104
 Migrant workers 1.197 0.752 1.590 0.111
 Self-employed 0.149 0.700 0.210 0.831
 Unemployed − 0.144 0.745 − 0.190 0.847
Household income per year (CNY)
 < 5000
 5000–10 000 0.470 0.440 1.070 0.285
 10 000–50 000* 0.997 0.464 2.150 0.032
 ≥ 50 000 1.625 1.096 1.480 0.138
HIV status known by others
 No one knowing
 Partially* − 0.948 0.415 − 2.29 0.022
 All* − 2.376 0.680 − 3.49 0.001
 No clear* − 1.992 0.772 − 2.58 0.010
Initial infectious status
 HIV status
 AIDS status 0.162 0.398 0.410 0.684
Transmission model
 Heterosexual transmission
 Homosexual transmission − 0.389 0.720 − 0.540 0.589
 Intravenous drug use* − 2.083 0.540 − 3.860 0.001
 Mother-to-infant − 3.974 2.117 1.880 0.060
 Unclear* − 2.119 0.975 − 2.170 0.030
Duration of antiretroviral therapy
 ≤ 1 years
 1–2 years − 0.296 0.720 − 0.410 0.681
 2–4 years 0.720 0.606 1.190 0.235
 ≥ 4 years − 0.244 0.533 − 0.460 0.647
 Not yet 1.472 1.597 0.920 0.357
The most recent CD4 counts
 ≥ 500 cells/μl
 350–500 cells/μl − 0.330 0.432 − 0.760 0.445
 200–350 cells/μl 0.188 0.478 0.390 0.694
 < 200 cells/μl * − 2.046 0.663 − 3.090 0.002
Unclear − 0.081 2.286 − 0.040 0.972
Social support* 0.086 0.026 3.340 0.001
Anxiety* − 0.496 0.070 − 7.070 0.001
Depression* − 0.080 0.069 − 2.980 0.003
  1. *P < 0.05. PLWHIV people living with HIV. Strategy1: 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