International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Survival Analysis of HIV/AIDs Patients under Antiretroviral Treatment at Central Hospital, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria
      Aigboje Preston Ikhelowa, Braimah Odunayo Joseph & Umoru Oshioke Marcus, Aimufua Godstime
Abstract: This study is designed to relate the Cox Proportional Hazard model to evaluate the determinant factors of survival time, predict the clinical progression of HIV/AIDs ailment by means of secondary data obtained from the Antiretroviral Rehabilitation Unit of Central Hospital, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria. The statistics were extracted from Regular Patient Medical Registration. A study was undertaken on a sample of 1000 HIV/AIDs patients who were followed for a minimum predetermined period of 11 years and 3 months. From the sample, 64.2 per cent were female and 35.8 per cent were male, 8.6 per cent of the patients were report dead; while 91.4 per cent patients were censored. The Cox regression result indicated that the survival time of the HIV/AIDs patient is significantly related to gender, on ART, enrolment date, and current age.

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Aigboje Preston Ikhelowa, Braimah Odunayo Joseph & Umoru Oshioke Marcus, Aimufua Godstime (2019); Survival Analysis of HIV/AIDs Patients under Antiretroviral Treatment at Central Hospital, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(6) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.06.2019.p9043
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