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Table 2 The characteristics of children that had HIV viral load suppression and those that did not after receiving IAC sessions

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

Variables Unsuppressed after 3 IAC sessions n = 206 Suppressed after 3 IAC sessions n = 65 P value
Duration on ART at failure 3.37 (2.27) 3.92 (2.96) 0.1160
Duration in days between result and completion of 3 IACs 227 (160) 192 (148) 0.118
Sex
 Female 99 (48.1) 28 (43.1) 0.536
 Male 107 (51.9) 37 (56.9)  
Regimen
 EFV based 44 (21.4) 14 (21.5) < 0.001
 NVP based 154 (74.8) 40 (61.5)  
 PI based 8 (3.9) 11 (16.9)  
Age
  < 3 years 20 (10.1) 4 (6.3) 0.175
 3- < 6 years 47 (23.6) 11 (17.5)  
 6–9 years 49 (24.6) 14 (22.2)  
 10–14 years 51 (25.6) 26 (41.3)  
 15–19 years 32 (16.1) 8 (12.7)  
Type of Clinic
 Urban 114 (74) 40 (26) 0.270
 Rural 92 (79) 25 (21)  
Time to Completion of three IAC sessions
 Within 90 days 21 (21%) 77 (79%) 0.482
 More than 90 days 44 (26%) 123 (74%)