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Table 1 The demographic characteristics of the children with a detectable viral load

From: Low HIV viral suppression rates following the intensive adherence counseling (IAC) program for children and adolescents with viral failure in public health facilities in Uganda

Characteristic Number (percentage) N = 449 P values
  On ART < 3.5 yrs. at first detectable viral load (N = 249) On ART > 3.5 yrs. at first detectable viral load (N = 200)  
Age (years) Mean, (SD) 8.7 (5.5) 10.8(4.4) 0.001
Age groups 17 missing
  < 3 years 39(16) 0 < 0.001
 3- < 6 years. 70 (29) 29 (15)
 6–9 years 39(16) 63 (33)
 10–19 years 94(39) 98 (51)
Sex
 Male 114 (45.8) 95 (47.5) 0.395
 Female 135 (54.2) 105 (52.5)
ART regimen 1 missing
 Efavirenz based 69 (27.7) 26 (13.1) < 0.001
 Nevirapine based 160 (64.3) 160 (80.4)
 PI based 20 (8) 13 (6.5)
Area they are living
 Urban 155 (62.3) 122 (61) 0.431
 Rural 94 (37.8) 78 (39)