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Table 2 Sample characteristics at baseline

From: Reproductive intentions and corresponding use of safer conception methods and contraception among Ugandan HIV clients in serodiscordant relationships

  Mean (SD)/N (%)
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Age (years) 35.9 (8.2)
 Female gender 194 (49.9%)
 Some secondary education 132 (33.9%)
HIV disease characteristics
 Time since HIV diagnosis (years) 10.7 (8.7)
 CD4 count (cells/mm3) 511 (293)
 Undetectable HIV viral load (N = 315) 264 (83.8%)
 Currently on ART 385 (99.0%)
 Time on ART (among those on ART, in years) 7.8 (7.1)
Partner and relationship characteristics
 Married to partner 326 (83.8%)
 Length of relationship (years) 9.9 (10.7)
 Currently living with partner 344 (88.4%)
 Participant has biological children 349 (89.7%)
 Partner has biological children 194 (49.9%)
 Has had a child with partner 195 (50.1%)
 Self-agency in decision making (PR = 1–4) 3.07 (0.44)
 Reproductive coercion (PR = 0–5) 0.13 (0.60)
 Discussed childbearing with provider in past 6 months 33 (8.5%)
Psychosocial functioning
 Depression (PR = 0–30) 4.21 (4.55)
 Possibly clinically depressed 54 (13.9%)
 Likely clinically depressed 15 (3.9%)
 Internalized HIV stigma (PR = 1–5) 2.19 (0.90)
eIMB information
 SCM knowledge (0–18) 11.92 (2.95)
eIMB motivation
 SCM motivation 3.73 (0.45)
 Positive attitudes towards contraception (PR = 1–4) 2.59 (0.41)
eIMB behavioral skills
 SCM self-efficacy 3.47 (0.40)
eIMB social/ecological
 Community childbearing stigma (PR = 1–5) 3.27 (1.50)
 Provider childbearing stigma (PR = 1–5) 1.92 (0.89)
 Internalized childbearing stigma (PR = 1–5) 1.17 (0.60)
 SCM cultural acceptability (PR = 1–4) 2.96 (0.59)
Family planning/SCC services
 Had any consults with provider about decision to have another child 37 (9.5%)
 Had any consults with provider about safer conception methods 22 (5.7%)
 Had any consults with provider about contraception 33 (8.5%)
  1. PR Potential range of score