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Table 7 Predictors associated with mental 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 − 0.599 0.928 − 0.620 0.519
 Strategy 3* − 2.967 0.919 − 3.230 0.001
 Strategy 4 − 0.523 1.273 − 0.410 0.681
Age (years)
 16–18
 18–30 − 1.361 2.502 − 0.540 0.586
 30–45 − 2.193 2.504 − 0.880 0.381
 45–60 − 2.562 2.507 − 1.020 0.307
 ≥ 60 − 2.105 2.559 − 0.820 0.411
Race/ethnicity
 Han nationality     
 Yi minority 0.385 0.679 0.570 0.571
 Zhuang minority − 0.085 0.680 − 0.130 0.900
 Other minority ethnic group 0.376 0.546 0.690 0.492
Marital status
 Separated/Divorced/Unmarried
 Married/Cohabitating − 0.550 0.394 1.400 0.162
Education level
 < 9 years
 ≥ 9 years 0.551 0.394 -1.400 0.162
Occupation
 Workers
 Public officers/Staff member − 0.743 0.836 − 0.890 0.374
 Farmers 1.290 0.664 1.940 0.052
 Migrant workers 0.949 0.810 1.170 0.241
 Self-employed − 0.468 0.755 − 0.620 0.536
 Unemployed 0.232 0.805 0.290 0.774
Household income per year (CNY)
 < 5000
 5000 to 10 000* 0.986 0.476 2.070 0.038
 10 000 to 50 000* 2.232 0.504 4.420 0.001
 ≥ 50 000 2.236 1.193 1.870 0.061
HIV status known by others
 No one knowing
 Partially − 0.874 0.449 − 1.940 0.052
 All* − 2.276 0.720 − 3.160 0.002
 No clear − 1.348 0.840 − 1.600 0.109
Initial infectious status
 HIV status
 AIDS status − 0.293 0.432 − 0.680 0.497
Transmission model
 Heterosexual transmission
 Homosexual transmission 0.234 0.782 0.300 0.764
 Intravenous drug use* − 1.733 0.585 − 2.960 0.003
 Mother-to-infant − 2.224 2.303 − 0.970 0.334
 Unclear − 1.989 1.048 − 1.900 0.058
Duration of antiretroviral therapy
 ≤ 1 years
 1–2 years − 0.424 0.784 − 0.540 0.589
 2–4 years 0.753 0.660 1.140 0.254
 ≥ 4 years − 0.652 0.580 − 1.120 0.261
 Not yet − 0.195 1.736 − 0.110 0.910
The most recent CD4 counts
 ≥ 500 cells/μl
 350–500 cells/μl 0.210 0.470 0.450 0.654
 200–350 cells/μl 0.106 0.520 0.200 0.839
 < 200 cells/μl 0.220 0.720 0.310 0.760
Unclear 2.887 2.490 1.160 0.246
Social support* 0.228 0.028 8.140 0.001
Anxiety* − 1.243 0.074 − 16.810 0.001
Depression* − 0.848 0.075 − 11.250 0.001
  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