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Table 5 ART adherence by club participant characteristics

From: Importance of support groups to the health and well-being of vulnerable children and young people living with HIV: a case study of the Kids Clubs program in Haiti

Club participant characteristics Reported 100% doses taken in past montha Reported no missed doses in past 4 daysa Virally suppressedcb
% (n/N) % (n/N) % (n/N)
Department
 Artibonite 20.0 (1/5)*** 50.0 (1/2)*** 16.7 (1/6)***
 Centre 97.4 (38/39) 97.4 (38/39) 40.5 (15/37)
 Grand’Anse 98.1 (52/53) 100.0 (53/53) 55.6 (25/45)
 Nippes 74.4 (32/43) 80.6 (29/36) 53.5 (23/43)
 Nord 63.4 (111/175) 60.2 (106/176) 50.6 (86/170)
 Nord-Est 92.3 (12/13) 92.3 (12/13) 55.6 (5/9)
 Nord-Ouest 82.1 (55/67) 91.1 (41/45) 59.7 (37/62)
 Ouest 74.0 (214/289) 67.6 (198/293) 75.6 (279/369)
 Sud 88.1 (89/101) 74.1 (100/135) 69.0 (107/155)
 Sud-Est 83.9 (26/31) 75.6 (31/41) 56.4 (22/39)
Year of club enrollment
 2014 85.2* (69/81) 78.9* (75/95) 67.7 (67/99)
 2015 71.6 (169/236) 66.0 (159/241) 67.6 (196/290)
 2016 74.4 (180/242) 73.3 (178/243) 58.9 (156/265)
 2017 82.3 (135/164) 74.9 (131/175) 62.9 (117/186)
 2018 82.8 (77/93) 83.4 (66/79) 67.4 (64/95)
Sex
 Female 75.7 (321/424) 72.7 (312/429) 64.6 (294/455)
 Male 78.8 (309/392) 73.5 (297/404) 64.8 (306/480)
Age at club enrollment
 8–12 years 78.0 (234/300) 71.7 (226/315) 65.5 (235/359)
 13–17 years 74.4 (256/344) 72.2 (252/349) 63.1 (251/398)
 18–29 years 81.4 (140/172) 77.5 (131/169) 64.0 (114/178)
Club type at last visit
 9- to 12-year-old 78.9 (284/360) 73.0 (276/378) 66.7 (291/436)
 13- to 17-year-old 73.7 (255/346) 72.3 (248/343) 60.2 (228/379)
 18-year-old + 82.7 (91/110) 75.9 (85/112) 67.5 (81/120)
Length of club participation
 < 12 months 73.8 (141/191) 75.6 (133/176) 63.1 (130/206)
 12–24 months 78.4 (171/218) 73.2 (167/228) 60.5 (135/223)
 24+ months 78.1 (318/407) 72.0 (309/429) 66.2 (335/506)
Total number of club meetings attended
  < 24 75.1 (467/622)** 71.3 (444/623)* 62.4 (424/680)*
 24+ 84.0 (163/194) 78.6 (165/210) 69.0 (176/255)
Active in a club in 2018c
 Yes 80.1 (510/637)*** 75.0 (490/653)** 65.8 (498/757)*
 No 67.0 (120/179) 66.1 (119/180) 57.3 (102/178)
Highly active in a club in 2018d
 Yes 80.5 (327/406)** 74.8 (324/433)* 65.5 (325/496)
 No 71.3 (226/317) 68.2 (219/321) 61.3 (211/344)
Total 77.2 (630/816) 73.1 (609/833) 64.2 (600/935)
  1. *, **, *** Differences among the groups are statistically significant at p < 0.05, p < 0.01, and p < 0.001, respectively
  2. aAt most recent clinical visit within the three-year period (01 September 2016–31 August 2019)
  3. bMost recent viral load test within the three-year period (01 September 2016–31 August 2019); 94.8% of the most recent tests occurred in 2018 and 2019
  4. cAttended at least one club meeting in 2018
  5. dAmong those enrolled before January 2018, did not miss more than three club meetings from January–December 2018