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CD4 Cell Counts at HIV Diagnosis among HIV Outpatient Study Participants, 2000–2009

Table 1

Characteristics of patients diagnosed with HIV infection within 6 months before study entry with available CD4 count data* by study period during which HIV diagnosis occurred, the HIV Outpatient Study, 2000–2009.

2000-2001 ( )2002-2003 ( )2004-2005 ( )2006-2007 ( )2008-2009 ( )P value for trendAll years ( )

Males, %75718181760.2177
Age, median years (IQR)37 (30–45)38 (30–45)39 (31–46)36 (28–46)36 (28–46)0.5038 (30–46)
Race/ethnicity, %
 Non-Hispanic white44394748360.6743
 Non-Hispanic black37443634440.8339
 Hispanic15131414180.5915
 Other or unknown433430.653
HIV infection risk group, %
 Men who have sex with men (MSM)50485769490.0854
 High-risk heterosexual39413221440.2636
 Injection drug use (IDU, including MSM IDU)666310.025
 Other or unknown565670.546
Medical insurer, %
 Privately insured57676770580.5164
 Publically insured34292924330.3730
 Other or unknown9436100.706
Type of facility, %
 Public28464228490.0339
 Private72545872510.0361

*For inclusion in this analysis, patients must have had a CD4 cell count measured within 1 month prior to or up to 3 months after the date of HIV diagnosis while remaining antiretroviral-naïve.
By Cochran-Armitage test for proportions (%), and by Jonckheere-Terpstra nonparametric test for continuous variables.

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