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Table 2 Association between health care provider/program factors and adherence

From: Caregiver-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected children in Mekelle, Ethiopia

Characteristics Adherent Non adherent Crude OR (95% CI) p value
Relation with health care provider     
  Excellent 158(83.6) 31(16.4) 1.70(0.17-16.87) 0.651
  Good 3(75.0) 1(25) 1  
Frequency of visiting health facility for the child     
  Every month 80(80.0) 20(20.0) 1  
  Every 2 month 40(88.9) 5(11.1) 2.00(0.70-5.72) 0.196
  Every 3 month 28(82.4) 6(17.6) 1.17(0.43-3.20) 0.765
  Variable 13(92.9) 1(7.1) 3.25(0.40-26.33) 0.270
Got assistance/information from health care provider     
  Yes 161(83.4) 32(16.6) - -
  No - - -  
Accessibility to reliable pharmacy     
  Yes 160(83.8) 31(16.2) 5.16(0.31-84.74) 0.250
  No 1(50.0) 1(50.0) 1  
Satisfied with the treatment changes/improvement     
  Yes 146(83.8) 29(16.6) 1.01(0.27-3.70) 0.992
  No 15(83.3) 3(16.7) 1  
Satisfied with schedule appointment/confidentiality of treatment     
  Yes 158(83.6) 31(16.4) 1.70(0.17-16.87) 0.651
  No 3(75.0) 1(25.0) 1