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Table 5 Demographic Comparisons of the Cognitive and Affective Scales

From: Interpersonal reactivity index adaptation among expectant seroconcordant couples with HIV in Zambézia Province, Mozambique

  Cognitive Scale
(0–4)
Mean Difference
95% CI
p-value Affective Scale
(0–4)
Mean Difference
95% CI
p-value
Female (n = 595) 2.205 −0.205, − 0.026 0.012*t 2.368 − 0.186, − 0.0004 0.049*t
Male (n = 590) 2.320 2.461
Age  ≤ 26 (n = 693) 2.304 0.010, 0.196 0.031*t 2.457 0.010, 0.200 0.030*t
Age > 26 (n = 491) 2.201 2.353
≤ 7 years of Education
(n = 885)
2.246 −0.183, 0.037 0.191t 2.381 −0.247, − 0.024 0.017*t
>  7 years of Education (n = 204) 2.319 2.517
No Depression (n = 894) 2.209 − 0.352, − 0.120 < 0.001*t 2.400 −0.200, 0.069 0.341t
Depression (n = 172) 2.444 2.465
District    < 0.001*a    < 0.001*a
 Pebane (n = 355) 2.316    2.454   
 Inhassunge (n = 196) 2.277    2.386   
 Gilé (n = 134) 2.233    2.270   
 Quelimane (n = 21) 2.733    3.057   
 Mocubela (n = 156) 2.601    2.666   
 Namacurra (n = 229) 1.925    2.271   
 Maganja da Costa (n = 94) 2.221    2.321   
Predicted Language    < 0.001*a    0.001*a
 Muniga (n = 511) 2.403    2.519   
 Chuabo (n = 446) 2.118    2.359   
 Lomue (n = 134) 2.233    2.270   
 Nharringa (n = 94) 2.221    2.321   
  1. 95% CI 95% confidence interval in an unpaired t-test
  2. * indicates statistical significance at α = 0.05
  3. t indicates p-value from an unpaired t-test
  4. a indicates p-value from a one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA)