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Table 4 Summary of QoL scores of study participants at the three study visits attending the Mulago HIV clinic in Uganda between April 2012 and December 2013 indicated as mean (SD) or median (IQR)

From: Relationship between CD4 count and quality of life over time among HIV patients in Uganda: a cohort study

Summary measures Whole sample ART NO ART
PHS Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Baseline visit 46.6 (4.2) 46.5 (4.5) 46.6 (3.9)
Month 3 visit 46.9 (4.0) 47.0 (3.9) 46.9 (4.0)
Month 6 visit 47.1 (3.8) 47.2 (3.8) 47.0 (3.9)
MHS Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Baseline visit 46.9 (4.2) 46.4 (4.5) 47.4 (3.8)
Month 3 visit 47.5 (3.4) 47.3 (3.5) 47.7 (3.4)
Month 6 visit 47.4 (3.4) 47.1 (3.4) 47.6 (3.3)
GPGI Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
Baseline visit 71.7 (56.7–85.0) 71.6 (55.0–85.0) 73.3 (56.7–86.7)
Month 3 visit 73.3 (56.7–85.0) 71.7 (56.7–85.0) 75.0 (56.7–86.7)
Month 6 visit 73.3 (60.0–85.0) 73.3 (58.3–85.0) 73.3 (60.0–85.0)
  1. Abbreviations: QoL, quality of life; SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile range; PHS, Physical Health Score; MHS, Mental Health Score; GPGI, Global Person Generated Index
  2. Sample size 1274 at baseline (ART n = 640, no ART n = 634), 1217(ART n = 625, no ART = 592) at month 3 and 1159 (ART n = 586, no ART n = 576) at month 6, data collected from April 2012 to December 2013 at the Mulago HIV clinic in Uganda