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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the intervention and control group

From: Investigating the impact of a community home-based care on mental health and anti-retroviral therapy adherence in people living with HIV in Nepal: a community intervention study

Characteristics Intervention (n = 344)
n (%)
Control (n = 338)
n (%)
P-value
Age, mean (SD) 36.3 (8.1) 36.1 (8.0) 0.730
Gender
 Men 183 (53.2) 171 (50.6) 0.496
 Women 161 (46.8) 167 (49.4)  
Education level
 No formal education 142 (41.3) 147 (43.5) 0.559
 Primary level and above 202 (58.7) 191 (56.5)  
Marital status
 Married 289 (84.0) 265 (78.4) 0.061
 Unmarried/single 55 (16.0) 73 (21.6)  
Employment
 Employed/self-employed 125 (36.3) 109 (32.3) 0.294
 Unemployed 219 (63.7) 229 (67.7)  
HIV-clinical staging
 Early 266 (80.1) 284 (86.1) 0.063
 Advanced 66 (19.9) 46 (13.9)  
Physical symptoms
 No 263 (76.5) 273 (80.8) 0.170
 Yes 81 (23.5) 65 (19.2)