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Table 4 Rate of adherence among age group, gender and viral load

From: Rate of viral load change and adherence of HIV adult patients treated with Efavirenz or Nevirapine antiretroviral regimens at 24 and 48 weeks in Yaoundé, Cameroon: a longitudinal cohort study

  Adherence at 24 weeks Adherence at 48 weeks
n EFV NVP n EFV NVP
Age group (years)
  ≤ 25 8 7.4% / 8 8% /
 26–31 20 18.5% / 12 12% /
 32–37 52 22.2% 33.3% 52 24% 35%
 38–43 48 29.6% 19% 48 32% 20%
 44–49 28 11.1% 19% 24 12% 15%
  ≥ 50 24 11.1% 14.2% 24 12% 15%
Gender
 Male 80 50% 47.6% 76 36% 45%
 Female 112 59.2% 52.3% 104 60% 55%
VFR 116 48.1% 76.1% 44 12% 40%
  1. Abbreviation: EFV Efavirenz, NVP Nevirapine, VFR virological failure rate, n number of patients