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Table 2 Distribution of Cytopenias across the study population

From: Prevalence and correlates of cytopenias in HIV-infected adults initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

  n % Any Cytopenia % Anemia % Leucopenia % Thrombocytopenia
All participants 400 65.0 47.8 24.3 8.3
Characteristic      
Gender      
  Male 123 56.9 34.1 23.6 14.6
  Female 277 68.6 53.8 24.5 5.4
Age      
  18 to < 30 98 63.3 45.9 23.5 5.1
  30 to < 35 80 70.0 50.0 26.3 11.3
  35 to < 41 117 64.1 45.3 24.8 8.5
  ≥ 41 105 63.8 50.5 22.9 8.6
Education level      
  None 12 66.7 33.3 41.7 8.3
  Minimum Primary 206 65.5 48.5 21.8 8.7
  Minimum Secondary 141 66.7 50.4 25.5 8.5
  Tertiary 40 57.5 40.0 27.5 5.0
  Unknown† 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Employment status      
  Unemployed 55 69.1 56.4 20.0 3.6
  Employed 345 64.3 46.4 24.9 9.0
Marital status      
  Not married 265 64.9 49.1 22.3 7.2
  Married 135 65.2 45.2 28.1 10.4
CD4 count cells/μl      
  <50 59 84.7 50.8 52.5 15.3
  50 to <200 241 62.2 49.0 20.3 6.6
  200 to < 350 88 59.1 43.2 15.9 9.1
  ≥ 350 12 66.7 41.7 25.0 0.0
BMI      
  under weight 31 83.9 71.0 12.9 9.7
  normal 261 66.7 50.2 24.1 8.8
  over weight 105 54.3 34.3 25.7 6.7
  Incomplete information* 3 100.0 66.7 100.0 0.0
HAART status at recruitment      
  Not using HAART 200 68.0 47.0 26.0 12.0
  AZT-based HAART 15 66.7 60.0 6.7 0.0
  Non-AZT based HAART 185 61.6 47.6 23.8 4.9
Presence/history of oral candidiasis     
  No 305 62.0 44.9 23.3 7.5
  Yes 95 74.7 56.8 27.4 10.5
Presence/history of fever      
  No 195 63.6 44.6 26.7 8.2
  Yes 205 66.3 50.7 22.0 8.3
  1. One participant had education level as “unknown“
  2. *Three participants did not have records for baseline weight therefore BMI could not be computed for these thus categorized as “Incomplete information”.