Table 1

Univariate and multivariate relationship between clinical history and HIV status for the study population

UnivariateMultivariate
n (%)OR (95% CI)p ValueOR (95% CI)p Value
Recent chest infectionNo367 (75)1
Yes120 (25)1.90 (1.04 to 3.43)0.034
Two or more episodes of diarrhoea in the last 3 monthsNo369 (76)1
Yes118 (24)0.96 (0.50 to 1.86)0.913
Persistent diarrhoea in the last 3 monthsNo349 (72)1
Yes138 (28)1.26 (0.69 to 2.31)0.444
Fever for a month or moreNo365 (75)11
Yes122 (25)2.21 (1.23 to 3.97)0.0082.05 (1.11 to 4.68)0.022
Poor appetiteNo260 (53)1
Yes227 (47)1.21 ( 0.69 to 2.13)0.498
Chronic ear infectionNo462 (95)1
Yes25 (5)6.18 (2.62 to 14.56)<0.0001
Past or present tuberculosisNo393 (81)1
Yes94 (19)1.50 (0.78 to 2.89)0.222
Close tuberculosis contactNo324 (67)1
Yes163 (33)1.63 (0.92 to 2.87)0.092
Currently being breast fedNo212 (44)1
Yes275 (56)0.84 (0.48 to 1.48)0.553