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Table 4 Results showing rate of occurrence of undetectable viral load across age groups, baseline CD4 strata and timing of ART initiation

From: Antiretroviral therapy initiation within seven days of enrolment: outcomes and time to undetectable viral load among children at an urban HIV clinic in Uganda

Variable N Number of events Person years per 1000 Rate of undetectable VL (95% CI) 95% CI HR 95% CI P – value
Age group
 0–5 (ref) 269 105 4.72 22.27 18.39–26.96    
 6–15 83 31 1.07 29.03 20.42–41.28 1.35 0.90–2.01 0.144
 15–18 15 9 0.20 45.43 23.64–87.32 2.32 1.17–4.60 0.016*
CD4 count (cells/μl)
  < 500 (ref) 109 35 1.43 24.40 17.52–33.99    
  > = 500 258 110 4.54 24.19 20.07–29.16 0.93 0.63–1.35 0.688
Timing
 Beyond 7 days (ref) 187 75 3.77 19.90 15.87–24.95    
 Within 7 days 180 70 2.21 31.64 25.03–39.99 1.88 1.35–2.62 0.001*
  1. *Significance at p < 0.05