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Table 3 ART adherence at 3- and 6-month post-intervention

From: Effect of mobile text messages on antiretroviral medication adherence and patient retention in early HIV care: an open-label, randomized, single center study in south Florida

AdherenceIntent-to-treatPer protocol
SMS groupControl groupOR (95% CI)p valueSMS groupControl groupOR (95% CI)p value
3 months
 VAS ≥ 90, n (%)38 (84.4)38 (77.6)1.6 (0.6–4.1)0.39638 (86.4)38 (88.4)0.9 (0.8–1.2)0.778
6 months
 VAS ≥ 90, n (%)38 (84.4)36 (73.5)1.9 (0.7–5.0)0.19439 (88.6)36 (92.3)0.9 (0.8–1.1)0.572
  1. SD standard deviation, ART antiretroviral therapy, SMS short message service, VAS visual analogue scale, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval