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Table 1 Characteristics of Exit Focus Groups

From: A randomized controlled trial study of the acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary impact of SITA (SMS as an Incentive To Adhere): a mobile technology-based intervention informed by behavioral economics to improve ART adherence among youth in Uganda

Type of FG participantEligibility criteriaParticipants
Providers (n = 1)Requested participation from all providers who had frequent contact with youth enrolled in SITA.7 participants: 3 counselors, 1 drug dispenser/pharmacist, 1 client representative, 2 study coordinators
Patient - Youth (n = 4)Participants in either of the treatment armsEntebbe T1: 5 youth age 18+ including 2 female, 3 male age 18+ and 3 minors age < 18 including 2 female, 1 male
Entebbe T2: 9 youth age 18+ including 4 male, 5 female
Mulago T1: 9 youth age 18+ including 2 male, 7 female
Mulago T2: 7 youth age 18+ including 1 male, 6 female
Patient - Minors (n = 1)Participants in either of the treatment arms, but all below age 18Mulago - minors only group: 5 minors below age 18 including 2 male, 3 female