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Table 2 Average treatment effect (ATT) of food assistance on change in weight of people living with HIV

From: The impact of food assistance on weight gain and disease progression among HIV-infected individuals accessing AIDS care and treatment services in Uganda

Change in Weight Food assistance Recipients (n) Matched Controls (n) ATTa(absolute value of t-statistic)
Overall 3329 10685 0.36 (3.46)**
Conditional estimates    
Without ART 2783 9661 0.36 (2.40)*
With ART 546 1120 0.19 (0.43)
Baseline WHO stage 1 327 1479 -0.2 (0.55)
Baseline WHO stage 2 2329 7318 0.26 (2.3)*
Baseline WHO stage 3 615 1807 0.2 (1.8)+
Baseline WHO stage 4 58 129 1.9 (1.9)+
  1. a Absolute value of t-statistics on ATT, in parentheses, are based on bootstrapped standard errors
  2. ** significant at 1% ; *significant at 5% ; + significant at 10%