Transmission Mode Viral Load
  Perinatal Behavioral F <500 500-10,000 >10,000 F
Health Protective Behaviors (M, SD)              
Total score (sum) 6.25
(1.62)
5.37
(2.52)
2.86 6.42
(1.97)
5.50
(1.93)
5.78
(1.70)
2.85
  Taking ARV medications 5.8
(3.49)
5.73
(3.59)
.92 6.34
(3.65)
5.50
(3.13)
4.63
(3.44)
2.67
  Taking other medicines/vitamins/supplements 5.19
(3.43)
4.71
(3.68)
.91 5.53
(3.58)
4.60
(3.31)
4.73
(3.37)
1.01
  Keeping medical/health appointments 7.79
(2.15)
6.62
(3.38)
2.87 7.63
(2.66)
6.83
(2.83)
7.76
(2.14)
1.25
  Eating well-balanced meals 6.65
(2.09)
5.85
(2.90)
1.47 6.69
(2.16)
5.77
(2.79)
6.75
(2.08)
1.92
  Regular exercise 5.63
(3.11)
4.94
(3.25)
.71 6.23
(2.91)
4.93
(3.10)
4.70
(3.24)
3.55*
  Sleeping 8 hours/night 6.48
(2.39)
5.15
(3.06)
3.27* 6.31
(2.60)
5.37
(2.85)
6.76
(2.11)
2.46
*p<.05
Table 4: Unadjusted variation in health protective behavior by HIV characteristics.
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