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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: The transient effect of a peer support intervention to improve adherence among adolescents and young adults failing antiretroviral therapy in Harare, Zimbabwe: a randomized control trial

  Total
N = 212
Intervention
N = 104
Standard of care
N = 108
Male, n (%) 107 (50.5%) 50 (48.1%) 57 (52.8%)
Age, years median (IQR) 18.1 (15.1–20.0) 18.1 (14.7–20.1) 18.2 (15.7–19.9)
Age in years, n (%)
 10–14 40 (18.9%) 22 (21.2%) 18 (16.7%)
 15–19 94 (44.3%) 45 (43.3%) 49 (45.4%)
 20–24 78 (36.8%) 37 (35.6%) 41 (37.9%)
Sexually active, n (%) 17 (8.0%) 10 (9.6%) 7 (6.5%)
Employment Status: n (%)
 Employed 18 (8.5) 11 (10.6%) 7 (6.5%)
 Unemployed 35 (16.5%) 17 (16.4%) 18 (16.7%)
 Student 146 (69.1%) 70 (67.3%) 76 (70.4%)
 Not attending school 13 (6.1%) 6 (5.8%) 7 (6.5%)
Participants 18 and older N = 113 N = 60 N = 53
Participants 18 and older with educational level of secondary or above, n (%) 91 (80.5%) 42 (79.2%) 49 (81.6%)
Caregiver’s of participants under 18 N = 97 N = 48 N = 49
Caregivers of participants under the age of 18 with educational level of secondary education or above, n (%) 61 (62.9%) 29 (59.1%) 33 (66.7%)