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Table 2 Access and adherence to ART among male and female adolescents living with HIV

From: Social-support needs among adolescents living with HIV in transition from pediatric to adult care in Cambodia: findings from a cross-sectional study

Access and adherence to ART Total (n = 328) Male (n = 169) Female (n = 159) p-value*
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Mean number of days the drug supply is usually given 58.4 ± 53.9 61.4 ± 73.7 55.1 ± 14.9 0.3
Ever shared your drugs to other persons
 No 328 (100) 169 (100) 159 (100)  
 Yes 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
Having been asked to come back earlier than appointment 0.56
 No 283 (86.3) 144 (85.2) 139 (87.4)  
 Yes 45 (13.7) 25 (14.8) 20 (12.6)  
Reasons for coming back earlier than appointment 0.35
 Lack of medicines 10 (22.2) 5 (20.0) 5 (25.0)  
 Additional check up 21 (46.7) 10 (40.0) 11 (55.0)  
 Other 14 (31.1) 10 (40.0) 4 (20.0)  
Having been asked to buy any other medicines 0.81
 No 319 (97.3) 164 (97.0) 155 (97.5)  
 Yes 9 (2.7) 5 (3.0) 4 (2.5)