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Table 3 Mean number of symptoms and mean symptom distress indices by visit

From: The impact of antiretroviral therapy on symptom burden among HIV outpatients with low CD4 count in rural Uganda: nested longitudinal cohort study

  All Participants (n = 97)
Index Before starting ART, mean value [95% Cl) After starting ART, mean value [95% Cl)
Total number of symptoms 12.8 (11.7–13.9) 7.8 (6.8–8.9)
Global Distress Index 1.29 (1.1–1.4) 0.7 (0.6–0.8)
Physical Symptom Distress 1.0 (0.9–1.1) 0.5 (0.4–0.6)
Psychological Symptom Distress 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 0.5 (0.4–0.6)
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