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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of included mobile applications in 2018 and 2021

From: Evaluation of HIV/AIDS-related mobile health applications content using an evidence-based content rating tool

  2018 2021
Mean rating in two app stores 3.86 (SD = 1.63) 3.98 (SD = 1.2)
Median rating in two app stores 4.45 (4.0, 5.0) 4.3 (4.0, 5.0)
Median number of downloads in two app stores 100 (10, 1000) 500 (100, 5000)
Organizational affiliation of HIV/AIDS apps in Google Play store Unknown 21 (33%) out of 60 20 (41%) out of 49
Commercial 4 (6%) 3 (7%)
Governmental 15 (24%) 16 (32%)
Non-governmental 15 (24%) 5 (10%)
Academic 8 (13%) 5 (10%)
Organizational affiliation of HIV/AIDS apps in Cafe Bazaar Unknown 9 (36%) out of 25 15 (52%) out of 29
Commercial 15 (60%) 12 (42%)
Non-governmental 1 (4%) 1 (3%)
Governmental 0 0
Academic 0 1 (3%)