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Table 1 Characteristics of patients diagnosed with HIV during the study period

From: Missed opportunities for HIV testing in newly-HIV-diagnosed patients, a cross sectional study

  Patients included N = 1,008 Patients not included N = 1,001 p Total N = 2,009 2009 French surveillance data
Sex, number of men (%) 793 (79%) 599 (60%) <0.0001 1392 (69%) 67%
Born outside of France, n (%) 267 (27%) 418 (52%) <0.0001 785 (39%) 47%
HIV stage at diagnosis, n (%)      
  CD4 <200/mm3 308 (31%) 254 (25%) 0.72 562 (28%) 28%
  AIDS 162 (16%) 133 (13%) 0.18 295 (15%) 14%
  Acute infection 153 (15%) 87 (9%) 0.0002 240 (12%) 10%
Age at HIV diagnosis, mean (SD) 39.5 (11.6) 35.7 (11.7) <0.0001 37.6 (11.8) 38.2
  1. Characteristics at HIV diagnosis of patients included or not included in the study from June 2009 to October 2010, versus characteristics of newly HIV-diagnosed patients in 2009 in France (data from French HIV/AIDS surveillance system [42]).
  2. SD: standard deviation.