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Table 3 Retention in care and adherence to treatment among HIV patients receiving treatment from secondary level hospitals in Anambra State, Nigeria

From: Retention in care and adherence to HIV and AIDS treatment in Anambra State Nigeria

Variable Public (n = 635)
Frequency (%)
Private (n = 635)
Frequency (%)
Chi square (χ2) p-value
Retention in care
 Adequate retention 510 (80.3) 515 (81.1) 0.126 0.722
 Inadequate retention 125 (19.7) 120 (18.9)   
Adherence to treatment
 Adequate adherence 576 (90.7) 605 (95.3) 10.16 0.001
 Inadequate adherence 59 (9.3) 30 (4.7)