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Table 2 Outcome Variables

From: The effectiveness of depression management for improving HIV care outcomes in Malawi: protocol for a quasi-experimental study

  Definition Type
Primary Outcome
Retention with Viral Suppression both attending all ART appointments “on time” through 6 months and having a viral load < 1000 copies/mL at 6 months Binary
Secondary Outcomes
 Viral Suppression viral load < 1000 copies/mL at 6 months Binary
 Retention attending all ART appointments “on time” through 6 months Binary
number of ART appointments attended through 6 months Count
 Consistent ART supply Never going more then 5 days without ART, as calculated from pills dispensed and time between attended appointments Binary
 Depression Remission PHQ-9 Score < 5 at 6 months Binary