Open Access Research article

Predictors and correlates of adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) for chronic HIV infection: a meta-analysis

Nienke Langebeek12, Elizabeth H Gisolf1, Peter Reiss34, Sigrid C Vervoort5, Thóra B Hafsteinsdóttir6, Clemens Richter1, Mirjam AG Sprangers2 and Pythia T Nieuwkerk27*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Rijnstate Hospital, Wagnerlaan 55, Arnhem 6815, AD, Netherlands

2 Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105, AZ, Netherlands

3 Division of Infectious Diseases, and Department of Global Health, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105, AZ, Netherlands

4 Stichting HIV Monitoring, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105, AZ, Netherlands

5 Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584, CX, Netherlands

6 Department of Rehabilitation, Nursing Science and Sports medicine, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584, CX, Netherlands

7 Department of Medical Psychology (J3-219-1), Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam 1100, DE, Netherlands

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BMC Medicine 2014, 12:142  doi:10.1186/s12916-014-0142-1

Published: 21 August 2014

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Characteristics of included studies.

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Forest plots of individual studies examining predictors/correlates.

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Scoring of studies according to Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) criteria.

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