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Table 2 HZ episodes within the study populations

From: Incidence and risk factors of herpes zoster among hiv-positive patients in the german competence network for HIV/AIDS (KompNet): a cohort study analysis

  Total population Cox-subpopulation
Patients with an HZ episode 1,553(11.0%) 326(8.7%)
Episodes Total episodes Total episodes Initial episodes
Number of HZ episodes 1,744 362 326
Patients with  
  1 episode 1,386 (9.8%) 296 (7.9%) Only initial
  2 episodes 145 (1.0%) 24 (0.6%) Episodes
  3 episodes 20 (0.1%) 6 (0.2%)  
  4 episodes 2 (0.01%)  
AIDS-defining event prior to HZ episode 1 22.1% (44 missing) 18.2% (5 missing) 18.4% (5 missing)
Mean CD4-value/μl at time of HZ-episode 441 (SD: 259) (596 missing) 434 (SD: 244) (22 missing) 423 (SD: 240) (20 missing)
Mean CD4-nadir/μl prior to HZ-episode 292 (SD: 208) (596 missing) 275 (SD: 194) (22 missing) 274 (SD: 193) (20 missing)
Infectious comorbidities at time of HZ episode 42.3% 44.8% 43.9%
Possibly IRIS associated HZ 4.14% (366 missing) 6.19% (55 missing) 6.96% (53 missing)