TableĀ 3

Adjusted ORs highlighting the effect of sex work on pVL suppression in GEE models (n=587)

ModelAdjusted OR (95% CI)p Value
Model 1. Effect of sex work, without adherence (mediator) variable included*0.66 (0.45 to 0.96)0.031
Model 2. Effect of sex work, including adherence (mediator) variable*0.72 (0.49 to 1.04)0.080
  • *Adjusted for age, gender, homelessness, injection drug use, enrolment in methadone maintenance therapy, pVL at ART initiation, and CD4 cell count.

  • ART, antiretroviral therapy; GEE, generalised estimating equation; pVL, plasma viral load.