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From:
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 July 1.
Published in final edited form as:
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 July 1; 60(3): 249–259.
doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e318258c696

Table 2

Unadjusted Associations of Retention Measures with Sociodemographic and Clinical Variables

Established CareMet Retention Criterion in All Outpatient YearsNo Loss to Follow-up > 12 monthsMet all Three Criteria

N 22,98417,98817,98822,984

Overall 78.3%42.6%65.1%20.4%

Gender*
    Female79.942.267.621.4
    Male77.742.764.120.1

Race/Ethnicity*
    White76.843.760.018.9
    Black79.940.167.620.6
    Hispanic78.146.666.622.8
    Other75.845.659.419.7
    Missing59.342.156.311.1

Risk Group*
    MSM80.243.364.021.2
    HET81.040.868.821.7
    IDU71.745.862.419.1
    HET+IDU84.039.964.220.1
    MSM+IDU80.839.857.816.6
    Missing56.350.654.113.3

Age at Enrollment
    18-2977.036.863.016.5
    30-3977.839.461.317.1
    40-4978.845.066.622.4
    50+79.550.572.027.9

Initial Insurance*
    Private79.944.367.622.5
    Medicaid77.346.067.122.3
    Medicare/Dual76.652.769.027.1
    None/Ryan White77.939.865.418.9
    Missing81.234.655.314.3

Initial CD4 Cell Count*
    <5077.645.870.424.0
    51-20078.944.466.121.6
    201-35077.044.465.721.0
    351-50077.242.564.520.0
    501+76.542.662.918.9
    Missing96.024.359.113.1

Year of First Visit*
    200177.934.050.210.2
    200283.933.754.113.1
    200384.236.655.015.0
    200478.739.656.114.5
    200575.341.861.917.0
    200677.446.171.524.1
    200775.550.380.327.9
    200873.060.795.140.7

First HIV-1 RNA*
    Not suppressed77.243.065.520.4
    Suppressed78.146.766.522.9
    Missing86.030.259.114.4

Note: MSM – Men who have sex with men; IDU – injection drug use; HET – heterosexual transmission.

*p< 0.01 for association with establishing care.
p<0.01 for association with continuous retention.
p<0.01 for association with loss to follow-up.
p<0.01 for association with meeting all three criteria.