Control Group
(n=22)
Intervention Group
(n=21)
  Frequency (%)a Frequency (%)a
Mean Age (+/-SD), years 47.8 (6.4) 49.1 (7.4)
Female 9 (40.9) 9 (42.9)
African American 18 (90.0)b 18(85.7)
White/Angelo 2 (10.0)b 2 (9.5)
Other 0 1 (4.8)
Marital Status    
Single 17 (77.3) 17 (81.0)
Divorced 4 (18.2) 2 (9.5)
Other 1 (4.5) 2 (9.5)
Education Level    
11th grade or less 7 (31.8) 6 (28.6)
High School or higher 15 (68.2) 15 (71.4)
Annual Income    
No monthly income 5 (22.7) 3 (14.3)
$1-$599 6 (27.3) 4 (19.1)
$600-$999 9 (40.9) 13 (61.9)
$1000 or more 2 (9.1) 1 (4.8)
Currently Works for Pay 3 (13.6)c 1 (4.8)
Has Permanent Housing 17 (77.3)d 21 (100)
Has Health Insurance 17 (77.3) 20 (95.2)
Type of Health Insurance    
Medicaid 9 (40.9) 11 (52.4)
Medicare 2 (9.1) 3 (14.3)
Private, not by work 3 (13.6) 2 (9.5)
Other 1 (4.5) 1 (4.8)
Mean Years Since HIV Diagnosis (+/- SD) 13 (7.2) 14 (5.8)
Currently Taking HIV Anti-Retroviral Medication 21 (95.5) 20 (95.3)
Have Comorbid Health Conditions 18 (81.8) 20 (95.2)
Table 3: Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Participants