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Table 4 Self reported adherence by adherence categories (dose, time and food) for the study subjects at base line (M0) and follow up visit (M3) in JUSH, Southwest Ethiopia, 2007.

From: Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected persons: a prospective study in Southwest Ethiopia

Adherence category Baseline (M0) Follow up Visit (M3) P-value
  Fr (%) Fr (%)  
Self reported 7-day recall dose adherence (N1* = 400, N2* = 383)    
   Adherent 384(96.0) 361(94.3) 0.54£
   Non- adherent 16(4.0) 22(5.7)  
Self reported time adherence (N1 = 400, N2 = 383)    
   Adherent 389(97.2) 373(97.4) 0.77£
   Non- adherent 11(2.8) 10(2.6)  
Self reported food adherence (N1 = 400, N2 = 383)    
   Adherent 338(84.5) 319(83.3) 0.79
   Non- adherent 62(15.5) 64(16.7)  
Adherence to all (Dose, Schedule and Food) (N1 = 400, N2 = 383)    
   Adherent 317(79.3) 290(75.7) 0.62
   Non- adherent 83(20.8) 93(24.3)  
  1. *N1 total number of cases at baseline (M0) and N2 at follow up (M3), £Fisher's Exact Test