Care seeking behaviors and factors for adherence among HIV+ patients in four Mexican hospitals. Lisa DeMaria, Sergio Bautista-Arredondo, Veronika Wirtz Session: WEAB03 - Adherence and Medicines (ARVs) Management XVII International Conference on HIV/AIDS 6 August 2008.
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Lisa DeMaria, Sergio Bautista-Arredondo, Veronika Wirtz
Session: WEAB03 - Adherence and Medicines (ARVs) Management
XVII International Conference on HIV/AIDS
6 August 2008
Description of the Sample patients in four Mexican hospitals
*Values are means ±. SD
Patterns of care seeking patients in four Mexican hospitals1 to 2 Institutions
> 3 Institutions
Median out-of-pocket expenditures (previous 2 months) patients in four Mexican hospitals
82% report out of pocket expenditures for care in previous 6 months
All values expressed in Mexican pesos. SD in brackets.
Multivariate analysis for Adherence patients in four Mexican hospitals
0 No Adherence, 1 Adherence
Number of observations = 130; Prob> chi^2 = 0.0063
Reference groups: time ARV 0 – 6 mo, no education or elementary school, 1 institution, time receiving attention 0-6 mo