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Table 8 Multivariate models of cost and medical personnel utilization per patient that remained in care for one full year (n = 169)

From: The cost of antiretroviral therapy in Haiti

Treatment cost Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Hospitalized during ART (n = 8) 1.71 (1.34, 2.19) <0.0001
ART changed due to side effects (n = 21) 1.22 (1.03, 1.45) 0.0176
Age greater than median (n = 84) 1.14 (1.03, 1.27) 0.0126
Physician time Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Treated for TB (n = 20) 1.60 (1.28, 2.00) <0.0001
ART changed due to side effects or failure (n = 21) 1.25 (1.01, 1.57) 0.0500
Hemoglobin < 10 mg/dl (n = 44) 1.22 (1.04, 1.43) 0.0139
Nurse time Relative difference 95% CI p-value
Treated for TB (n = 20) 1.91 (1.61, 2.26) <0.0001