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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants with both baseline and follow-up measurements (N = 93)a

From: A group-based mental health intervention for young people living with HIV in Tanzania: results of a pilot individually randomized group treatment trial

  Standard of care
N = 38
SYV intervention
N = 55
Total
N = 93
Gender (female) 21 (55%) 26 (47%) 47 (51%)
Ageb 18.5 (2.2) 17.7 (2.2) 18.1 (2.3)
Primary
Caregiver
Biological parent 18 (47%) 29 (53%) 47 (51%)
Grandparent 2 (5%) 12 (22%) 14 (15%)
Aunt/Uncle 12 (32%) 11 (20%) 23 (25%)
Sibling 3 (8%) 2 (4%) 5 (5%)
Other 3 (8%) 1 (2%) 4 (4%)
Orphan status Both parents alive 8 (21%) 15 (27%) 23 (25%)
Single orphan 22 (58%) 28 (51%) 50 (56%)
Double orphan 8 (21%) 12 (22%) 20 (22%)
Perinatal HIV Transmission 31 (82%) 47 (86%) 78 (84%)
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) Years receiving ARTb 7.72 (3.65) 7.33 (3.27) 7.49 (3.41)
Nevirapine (NVP) 10 (26.3%) 9 (16.4%) 19 (20.4%)
Efavirenz (EFV) 14 (36.8%) 23 (41.8%) 37 (39.8%)
Lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) 7 (18.4%) 10 (18.2%) 17 (18.3%)
Atazanavir/ritonavir (ATV/r) 7 (18.4%) 13 (23.6%) 20 (21.5%)
Livelihoodc In School 28 (74%) 37 (67%) 65 (70%)
Working 5 (14%) 6 (11%) 11 (12%)
Both 1 (3%) 2 (4%) 3 (3%)
Neither 8 (21%) 15 (27%) 23 (25%)
Home
Environmentc
Electricity 30 (79%) 39 (71%) 69 (74%)
Indoor plumbing 22 (60%) 39 (71%) 61 (66%)
Both 21 (55%) 33 (60%) 54 (58%)
Neither 8 (21%) 10 (18%) 18 (19%)
Own a Cell Phone 27 (71%) 35 (64%) 62 (67%)
Behaviors Report being sexually active 14 (37%) 13 (24%) 27 (29%)
Age at sexual debutb 16.9 (4.2) 15.7 (1.7) 16.4 (3.3)
Reports condom use with latest sexual encounterd 9 (64%) 10 (77%) 19 (70%)
Report consuming alcohol/other drugs 4 (11%) 4 (7%) 8 (9%)
  1. aCounts (percentages) are reported unless otherwise noted; baseline characteristics of the full study sample (n = 105) can be found in Supplementary Table 1
  2. bMean (standard deviation)
  3. cThose listed in the “both” category are also enumerated in the individual categories
  4. dDenominator is those who report sexual activity