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Table 2 HIV disability questionnaire (HDQ) scores during the pandemic (n = 63 participants)

From: Disability and self-care living strategies among adults living with HIV during the COVID-19 pandemic

HDQ domain Presence median (IQR) Severity median (IQR) Episodic median (IQR)
Physical symptoms 50 (25, 65) 16 (9, 25) 10 (0, 30)
Cognitive symptoms 66 (0, 100) 17 (0, 33) 0 (0, 33)
Mental-emotional health symptoms 73 (46, 91) 25 (14, 41) 9 (0, 36)
Uncertainty or worry about the future 64 (54, 86) 30 (16, 43) 0 (0, 14)
Difficulties with day-to-day activities 22 (0, 56) 11 (0, 25) 0 (0, 11)
Challenges to social inclusion 58 (25, 83) 23 (14, 48) 0 (0, 0)
  1. HIV disability questionnaire (HDQ) score range; 0–100; higher scores indicate greater presence, severity and episodic nature of disability; n = 63 participants