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Table 1 Participant characteristics and COVID-19 experiences among people living with HIV experiencing less or greater COVID-19 related disruptions

From: Trust in health information sources and its associations with COVID-19 disruptions to social relationships and health services among people living with HIV

  Less COVID-19 Disruptions
N = 242
Greater COVID-19 Disruptions
N = 217
 
N % N % X2 t
Men 199 82 170 78 1.1  
Women 43 18 47 22   
African American 236 97 210 97 0.5  
Age in years [M, SD] 34.3 8.8 34.7 9.6   0.4
Hours smartphone screen time [M, SD] 5.6 1.5 5.5 1.6   0.6
Education
 Less than high school 13 5 19 9 2.9  
 Graduated high school 70 29 65 30   
 At least some college 159 66 81 61   
Currently unemployed 80 33 73 34 1.3  
Married 16 7 15 7 4.3  
Currently in HIV care 230 95 207 95 0.1  
Currently taking antiretroviral therapy 228 94 208 96 0.6  
Most recent HIV viral load
 Detectable 14 6 15 7 0.5  
 Undetectable 206 90 181 90   
 Does not know 10 4 11 2   
Believe they may have had COVID-19 49 20 34 16 1.6  
Has been tested for COVID-19 71 29 88 41 6.3**  
Received positive COVID-19 test result 6 8 9 10 0.6  
Concerned about self COVID-19a [M, SD] 61.5 33.8 80.4 26.2   6.6**
Concerned for others COVID-19a [M, SD] 70.6 30.4 83.6 22.7   5.1**
COVID-19 Social Disruptionsb
 You asked others to stay away to avoid getting COVID-19. 148 61 208 96   
 You have been asked by others to stay away to protect you from getting COVID-19. 149 62 215 99   
  You were told not to come to work or school because of COVID-19. 102 42 177 82   
 Avoided public transportation because of COVID-19. 125 52 206 95   
COVID-19 Healthcare Disruptionsb
 Been unable to get to a pharmacy because of COVID-19. 22 9 114 53   
 Been unable to get to medicine you need because of COVID-19. 16 7 103 48   
 You cancelled a clinic or doctor because of COVID-19. 41 17 128 59   
 A clinic or doctor closed or cancelled your appointment because of COVID-19. 95 39 184 85   
 A service provider of any type closed or cancelled your appointment because of COVID-19. 98 41 181 83   
  1. Note: a 100-point rating scale, 0 = not at all concerned to 100 = extremely concerned; b Disruptions dichotomized responses for any occurrence by collapsing ‘a little’ and ‘a lot’ responses; X2 tests for social and healthcare disruptions are not shown due to circularity; * p < .05, ** p < .01