Purpose This study aimed to determine factors that affect the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Kota Kupang.MethodsThe study used cross-sectional study design with 100 people who had been on ARV therapy ≥1 months, age ≥18 years, was able to communicate with Indonesian language and willing to become respondents. The bivariate analysis used chi-square test and multivariate analysis used logistic regression test.ResultsThere was no significant correlation between the level of education, duration of antiretroviral therapy and the stigma of the quality of life of PLWHA. There was no significant relationship between sex, age, occupation, income, marital status, and adherence to the quality of life of PLWHA. The factors that most affect the quality of life of PLWHA were education level and stigma of ARV therapy.Conclusion The factors that most affect the quality of life of people living with HIV were education level and stigma of ARV therapy.
Handayani, F., & Dewi, F. S. T. (2018). Faktor yang mempengaruhi kualitas hidup orang dengan HIV/AIDS (ODHA) di Kota Kupang. Berita Kedokteran Masyarakat, 33(11), 509. https://doi.org/10.22146/bkm.25856