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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Effectiveness of community adolescent treatment supporters (CATS) interventions in improving linkage and retention in care, adherence to ART and psychosocial well-being: a randomised trial among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe

Demographic Characteristic Baseline (% of total) End line (% of total)
Intervention Control Intervention Control
Ward
 Chisina/Krima/Chisina 3 50.0 2.1 45.0 0.0
 Nemangwe/Nemangwe 3 50–0 0.0 50.0 19.2
 Njelele 0.0 97.9 5.0 80.8
Age Group
 10 32.7 17.0 12.5 7.1
 11 5.8 8.5 12.5 14.3
 12 9.6 14.9 12.5 10.7
 13 19.2 12.8 12.5 17.9
 14 19.2 21.3 15.0 25.0
 15 13.5 25.5 25.0 17.9
 16 0.0 0.0 10.0 7.1
Sex
 Male 40.4 38.3 47.5 39.3
 Female 59.6 61.7 52.5 60.7
Parental Status
 Both parents are alive 26.9 40.4 20.0 11.1
 Mother alive, father dead 17.3 17.0 25.0 33.3
 Father alive, mother dead 7.7 14.9 22.5 22.2
 Both parents dead 46.2 27.7 32.5 33.3
 Not known 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Currently in School
 Yes 96.2 97.9 92.5 96.4
 No 3.8 2.1 7.5 3.6
Level at School
 Primary school 86.0 73.9 78.4 66.7
 Secondary School 14.0 26.1 21.6 29.6
 High School 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7
Currently not in School (due to)
 Completed Ordinary /Advanced Level 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
 Did not have money for school fees 100.0 0.0 66.7 0.0
 Dropped out because of ill health 0.0 0.0 33.3 100.0
Number of People per household
 1–3 36.5 23.4 15.0 17.9
 4–7 46.2 63.8 60.0 67.9
 8–10 13.5 10.6 25.0 10.7
 11+ 3.8 2.1 0.0 3.6
N 47 40 47 28
  1. Demographic characteristics of respondents, including ward, age cohort, sex, parental status, schooling status and level, reasons for not attending school and size of household. Demographic characteristic are given for both the intervention and control arm, and both at baseline and endline. N = 47 for the intervention arm at baseline, N = 40 for the control arm at baseline, N = 47 for the intervention arm at end line, and N = 28 for the control arm at endline