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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics.

From: Bacteremia in hospitalized patients with human immunodeficiency virus: A prospective, cohort study

Characteristic Valuea
Age, mean ± SD, y 38.2 ± 8.9
Sex  
   Male 754 (62)
   Female 471 (38)
Race  
   African American 1,026 (84)
   White 190 (16)
   Hispanic 9 (≤ 1)
Exposure category  
   Injection drug use 333 (27)
   Heterosexual contact 194 (16)
   Homosexual contact 138 (11)
   Commercial sex work and injection drug use 32 (3)
   Homosexual contact and injection drug use 30 (2)
   Commercial sex work 29 (2)
   Blood transfusion 22 (2)
   Needle stick 1 (<1)
   Unidentified 446 (36)
CD4+ lymphocyte count, mean ± SD (median), × 109/L 0.159 ± 0.223 (0.060)
APACHE II score, mean ± SD (median) 15 ± 7 (14)
  1. APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; SD, standard deviation. aValues are number (percentage) unless otherwise indicated.