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Table 3

Hazard ratio and 95% confidence interval of human immunodeficiency virus infection associated with weight loss and comorbidities in male subjects.

Crude
Adjusted
Variable HR (95%CI) HR (95%CI)
Age (per one year) 0.96 (0.94, 0.98) 0.96 (0.94, 0.98)
Weight loss (yes vs. no) 3.69 (1.80, 7.55) 3.63 (1.77, 7.44)
Comorbidities (yes vs. no)
 Cancer 1.10 (0.15, 8.11) - -
 Diabetes mellitus 0.34 (0.05, 2.49) - -
 Drug dependence 12.1 (1.65, 89.3) 13.0 (1.75, 96.4)
 Thyrotoxicosis 0.90 (0.12, 6.59) - -
 Venereal diseases 19.5 (7.97, 47.9) 22.9 (9.23, 56.9)

Variables found to be statistically significant in a univariable model were further examined in a multivariable model. Adjusted for age, drug dependence, and venereal diseases.