Validating five questions of antiretroviral nonadherence in a public-sector treatment program in rural South Africa.

@article{Chaiyachati2011ValidatingFQ,
  title={Validating five questions of antiretroviral nonadherence in a public-sector treatment program in rural South Africa.},
  author={Krisda H Chaiyachati and Lisa Ruth Hirschhorn and Frank Tanser and M -L Newell and Till B{\"a}rnighausen},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={163-70}
}
Simple questions are the most commonly used measures of antiretroviral treatment (ART) adherence in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but rarely validated. We administered five adherence questions in a public-sector primary care clinic in rural South Africa: 7-day recall of missed doses, 7-day recall of late doses, a six-level Likert item, a 30-day visual analogue scale of the proportion of doses missed, and recall of the time when an ART dose was last missed. We estimated question sensitivity and… CONTINUE READING