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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of HIV-infected adolescents (9-19 years) and young adults (20-28 years) at a South African antiretroviral treatment service

From: Treatment outcomes in HIV-infected adolescents attending a community-based antiretroviral therapy clinic in South Africa

Characteristics Adolescents N = 65 Young adults N = 818 p-value
Transferred-in patients, n (%) 19 (29.2) 103 (12.6)  
Female, n (%) 43 (66.2) 708 (86.6) < 0.0001
CD4† (cells/μL), median (IQR) 133.5 (41-198) 116 (56-170) 0.31
Baseline viral load** (copies/ml), log10 median IQR) 4.8 (4.5-5.2) 4.8 (4.4-5.3) 0.74
ART regimen at cohort entry, n (%)    
EFV-based 53 (81.5) 413 (50.5) < 0.001
NVP-based 11 (16.9) 396 (48.4)  
PI-based 1 (1.5) 9 (1.1)  
  1. †Data are available for adolescents 89.2%, young adults 88.7%
  2. **Data are available for adolescents 80.0%, young adults 81.0%