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Table 2 Mental health disorders, substance use, and non-adherence to ART at baseline and follow-up

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 Total Interventiona Controlb P valuec
n (%) n (%)  
Depressive symptoms (yes)
 Baseline 682 102 (29.7) 100 (29.6) 0.937
 Month 6 655 63 (19.2) 81 (24.9) 0.048
Anxiety (yes)
 Baseline 682 51 (14.8) 54 (16.0) 0.677
 Month 6 655 29 (8.8) 47 (14.4) 0.025
Stress scores, mean (SD)
 Baseline 682 16.5 (6.8) 15.7 (6.6) 0.128
 Month 6 655 12.5 (5.6) 14.9 (6.5) < 0.001
Substance use (yes)
 Baseline 682 69 (20.1) 56 (16.6) 0.239
 Month 6 655 31 (9.4) 50 (15.3) 0.021
ART non-adherence (yes)
 Baseline 682 99 (28.8) 86 (25.4) 0.959
 Month 6 655 47 (14.3) 78 (23.9) 0.002
  1. aNumber of participants (baseline: 344, follow-up: 329)
  2. bNumber of participants (baseline: 338, follow-up: 326)
  3. cThe proportion and p-value is reported for comparison group who had depressive symptoms, anxiety, higher stress, substance use, and non-adherence to ART