Multivariable mixed regression analysis on determinants of changes in HIV patient body weight

  • Nogueira Helivânia
Keywords: HIV, body weight, Statistical Analyses, Univariate analyses


Although the incidence and severity of decreases in body weight have diminished significantly with the advent of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, weight loss still occurs in 33% of patients with HIV disease. Weight loss continues to be a threat to patients and a challenge to clinicians, and it results in death if progressive.