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Table 1 Baseline sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the 293 study participants enrolled in the Test and Treat programme between August 2014 and March 2018 in Kampala Uganda

From: Predictors of lost to follow-up in a “test and treat” programme among adult women with high-risk sexual behavior in Kampala, Uganda

CharacteristicsCategoryFrequency N = 293 n (col%)Did not start ART at GHWP N = 588 n (col%)Chi-Square
P-value
Mean age (SD)30.3 (6.5)28.4 (6.1)< 0.001
Age at enrolment (year)< 2550 (17.1)178 (30)< 0.001
25–34175 (59.7)303 (52) 
35+68 (23.2)107 (18) 
Marital StatusWidowed/Separated196 (66.9)425 (72)< 0.001
 Married45 (15.4)36 (6)
 Never married52 (17.7)127 (22)
Current jobNo sex work96 (32.8)136 (23)0.002
Sex worker197 (67.2)452 (77)
Highest formal education level attainedNo education37 (12.6)60 (10)0.553
Attended Primary school177 (60.4)363 (62)
Secondary school or higher79 (27.0)165 (28)
Alcohol Consumption Patterns (AUDIT score)aLow risk113 (38.6)  
High risk119 (40.6)  
Dependent61 (20.8)  
Reported paid sexYes274 (93.5)575 (98)0.001
No19 (6.5)13 (2)
Year of ART starta201415 (5.1)  
201575 (25.6)  
2016130 (44.4)  
201773 (24.9)  
Baseline WHO stageaWHO Stage I191 (65.2)  
WHO Stage II75 (25.6)  
WHO Stage III & IV27 (9.2)  
Median CD4 count (IQR)530 (348,757)  
Baseline CD4 count (cells/μl)a Median (IQR)0–35074 (25.3)  
Above 350219 (74.7)  
Ever tested for HIV before enrolling at the clinicYes255 (87)560 (95)< 0.001
No38 (13)28 (5)
  1. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range; AUDIT Scores: 0–7 Low Risk, 8–19 High risk, ≥20 Dependent; aNo available data for the comparison group