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Table 3 GEE analyses; effects intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, anxiety, and stress scores after 6 months of 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 Depressive symptoms Anxiety Stress scores
  AORd(95% CI) P-value AORd (95% CI) P-value β (95% CI) P-value
Baseline*Interventiona 0.94 (0.67, 1.33) 0.771 0.92 (0.60, 1.42) 0.600 −0.80 (− 1.76, 0.16) 0.102
Follow-up* Controlb 0.70 (0.57, 1.08) 0.076 0.89 (0.71, 1.12) 0.329 −1.05 (− 1.52, 0.07) 0.082
Follow-up* Interventionc 0.44 (0.30, 0.64) < 0.001 0.54 (0.33, 0.88) 0.014 −3.98 (− 4.94, − 3.02) < 0.001
Gender (male) 1.25 (0.89, 1.76) 0.186 1.51 (0.99, 2.31) 0.055 0.39 (−0.55, 1.33) 0.420
Marital status (married) 0.88 (0.56, 1.37) 0.586 0.67 (0.40, 1.11) 0.120 −1.12 (−2.36, 0.12) 0.077
Age 1.00 (0.98, 1.02) 0.844 1.01 (0.99, 1.04) 0.271 −0.03 (−0.09, 0.03) 0.330
Education (≥primary) 0.87 (0.62, 1.23) 0.459 1.01 (0.66, 1.54) 0.980 0.41 (−0.40, − 0.55) 0.405
Employed/self employed 0.87 (0.60, 1.26) 0.466 0.75 (0.47, 1.19) 0.221 −0.73 (−1.74, 0.27) 0.153
HIV-clinical stage (advanced) 2.82 (1.81, 4.34) 0.001 0.96 (0.53, 1.76) 0.900 2.21 (0.93, 3.48) 0.001
Physical symptoms (present) 0.96 (0.75, 1.22) 0.759 1.25 (0.88, 1.80) 0.218 0.31 (−0.21, 0.84) 0.242
  1. aIntervention participants at baseline
  2. bControl participants at follow-up
  3. cIntervention participants at follow-up
  4. dAOR: Adjusted odds ratio