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Table 2 Descriptive characteristic of participants stratified by study group

From: Effect and implementation experience of intensive adherence counseling in a public HIV care center in Uganda: a mixed-methods study

Variable Pre IAC-introduction (n = 251) Post IA- introduction (n = 249 P-value
Age in years, mean (SD) 36.5 (13.4) 33.1 (12.0) 0.0028
Sex    0.619
 Male 90 (35.7) 84 (33.7)  
 Female 161 (64.1) 165 (66.3)  
Marital status    0.962
 Married 129 (51.4) 131 (52.6)  
 Single 101 (40.2) 98 (39.4)  
 Children 21 (8.4) 20 (8.0)  
CD4, median (IQR) 180 (85–310) 261.5 (118–452)  < 0.001
CD4    0.006
 500 and less 191 (89.7) 155 (79.9)  
 > 500 22 (10.3) 39 (20.1)  
First viral load, median (IQR) 13,551 (2851–47,095) 2298.5 (0–26,508)  < 0.001
Initial regimen     < 0.001
 Efavirenz-based regimen 130 (51.8) 187 (75.1)  
 Non-Efavirenz-based regimen 121 (48.2) 62 (24.9)  
Current regimen     < 0.001
 NNRTI 42 (16.7) 68 (27.3)  
 Protease Inhibitors 179 (71.3) 135 (54.2)  
 DTG-based regimen 30 (12.0) 46 (18.5)  
Regimen switching     < 0.001
 0 73 (29.1) 124 (49.8)  
 1 174 (69.3) 124 (49.8)  
 2 4 (1.6) 1 (0.4)  
First detectable viral load, median (IQR) 20,782 (20,669–20,847) 21,206 (21,017–21,390)  < 0.001
Days on ART, median (IQR) 878.5 (395–1471) 988.5 (336–1595) 0.648