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Table 6 Multivariate models of cost and medical personnel utilization per patient in the total cohort (n = 218)

From: The cost of antiretroviral therapy in Haiti

Treatment cost Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Survived during observation period (n = 183) 3.37 (2.72, 4.17) <0.0001
Hospitalized during ART (n = 20) 2.49 (1.90, 3.25) <0.0001
Treated for TB (n = 33) 1.26 (1.03, 1.54) 0.0275
ART changed due to side effects (n = 27) 1.25 (1.00, 1.56) 0.0491
Physician time Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Survived during observation period (n = 183) 1.97 (1.33, 2.69) <0.0001
Treated for TB (n = 33) 1.54 (1.32, 1.88) <0.0001
ART changed due to side effects or failure (n = 27) 1.30 (0.68, 1.97) 0.0127
Hospitalized during ART (n = 20) 1.27 (1.01, 1.62) 0.0492
Female Gender (n = 122) 1.21 (1.12, 1.50) 0.0005
Nurse time Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Survived during observation period (n = 183) 2.13 (1.68, 2.70) <0.0001
Treated for TB (n = 33) 1.56 (1.27, 1.90) <0.0001