Total Score Taking ARV medications Taking other medicines or vitamins/supplements Keeping medical/health appointments Eating well-balanced meals Regular exercise Sleeping 8 hrs/night
β p β p β p β p β p β p β p
Age D R2 = .10*** D R2 = .02 D R2 = .07* D R2 = .06* D R2 = .05 D R2 = .04 D R2 = .03
  < 15 .11 .24 .03 .73 .15 .13 .01 .88 .08 .43 .08 .39 .09 .33
  15-17 .28 .004 .16 .11 .25 .01 .20 .04 .19 .05 .17 .08 .09 .35
Gender D R2 = .002 D R2 = 0.01 D R2 = .006 D R2 = .01 D R2 = .003 D R2 =.05* D R2 = .02
  Female .03 .77 .06 .55 .08 .41 .07 .43 .05 .62 -.24 .01 .11 .24
  Trans .002 .99 .12 .20 -.06 .51 -.03 .71 .04 .68 -.01 .90 .05 .61
Transmission ode D R2 =.01 D R2 = 0 D R2 = .001 D R2 = .02 D R2 = .01 D R2 = .01 D R2 = .03
  Perinatal .14 .15 .01 .90 -.03 .73 .11 .17 .11 .27 .11 .26 .17 .08
Viral Load D R2 =.03 D R2 =.04 D R2 =.01 D R2 = .02 D R2 =.03 D R2 = .04 D R2 = .04
  500-10,000 -.19 .04 -.09 .35 -.10 .27 -.04 .14 -.16 .09 -.13 .17 -.17 .07
  >10,000 -.11 .20 -.21 .03 -.08 .37 .04 .68 .02 .80 -.19 .04 .09 .34
R2 .15 .08 .09 .11 .09 .14 .11
F 3.05** 1.39 1.60 2.10* 1.58 2.73* 2.01
1Reference group is participant older than 17
1Reference group is male participants
1Reference group is participants who acquired HIV behaviorally
1Reference group is participants whose viral load is <500 copies/mL

Table 5: Adjusted effects of age, gender, and transmission mode on health protective behaviors.
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