AIDS Research and Treatment / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Direct Medical Costs of Late Presentation ( ) of HIV Infection over a 15-Year Period

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients followed within the Southern Alberta Clinic Cohort from 1995 to 2009 (selected years only) accessing initial HIV care with CD4 counts <350/mm3 (“late presenters”).

1995200020052009

Total no. of late presenters (%)47 (67)34 (56)45 (56)67 (71)

Male (%)42 (89)39 (87)36 (80)49 (73)

Median age (yrs)30323334
26–37 27–39 27–40 28–41

Risk factor
 MSM (%)31 (66)20 (58)24 (54)30 (45)
 Heterosexual8 (17)5 (16)11 (24)29 (43)
 IVDU7 (15)7 (22)9 (20)7 (10)
 Other1 (2)2 (4)1 (2)1 (2)

Caucasian (%)37 (79)24 (70)25 (55)32 (48)

Median initial CD412355159193
36–211 10–214 80–261 63–263