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Table 1 HIV patients description and serologic results

From: Seroprevalence of Bartonellaspp. infection in HIV patients in Catalonia, Spain

Characteristic N total (%) (340 patients) Positive to BartonellaN (%) (76 patients) Negative to BartonellaN (%) (264 patients) P-value
Sex     0.611
   Female 82 (24.1) 20 (26.3) 62 (24.4)  
   Male 258 (75.9) 56 (73.7) 202 (78.3)  
Immunitary state     0.368
   ≤ 200 cell/ml 47 (13.8) 7 (9.2) 40 (15.2)  
   > 200 cell/ml 293 (86.2) 69 (90.8) 224 (84.8)  
AIDS 1     0.820
   Yes 102 (30) 22 (28.9) 80 (30.3)  
   No 238 (70) 54 (71.1) 189 (69.7)  
Drugs abuse     0.401
   Yes 196 (57.6) 47 (61.8) 149 (56.4)  
   No 144 (42.4) 29 (38.2) 115 (43.6)  
Alcohol     0.704
   Yes 97 (28.5) 23 (30.2) 74 (28.0)  
   No 243 (71.5) 53 (69.7) 190 (72)  
HBV 2,3 17 (5) 3 (3.94) 14 (5.3) 0.449
HCV 4 170 (50) 39 (51.3) 37 (48.7) 0.795
Municipality (inhab)     0.667
   >50000 194 (57.0) 45 (59.2) 149 (56.4)  
   <50000 146 (43.0) 31 (40.8) 115 (43.6)  
Transmission group     0.390
   Heterosexual 62 (18.2) 11 (14.5) 51 (19.3)  
   Homosexual 15 (4.4) 1 (1.3) 14 (5.3)  
   IDU 5 194 (57.1) 47 (61.8) 147 (55.7)  
   Bisexual 5 (1.5) 2 (2.6) 3 (1.1)  
   Vertical 3 (0.9) 0 (0) 3 (0.9)  
   Unknown 61 (18) 15 (19.7) 46 (17.4)  
  1. 1: AIDS criteria: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category C; 2: Hepatitis B virus infection; 3: Fisher Exact test; 4: Hepatitis C virus infection ; 5: Injection drug user.