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Table 1 Characteristics of all individuals initially identified as not seen for care in 2011 for whom audit forms were completed, and of those reported by the clinic as remaining in the UK and not receiving care

From: People with diagnosed HIV infection not attending for specialist clinical care: UK national review

Characteristic Number (%) of individuals for whom audit questionnaire completed Number (%) of individuals remaining in UK and not receiving care during 2011 Number (%) of individuals remaining in UK and not receiving care during 2011 with complete demographic information
Total 2255 (100) 456 (100) 308 (100)
Sex:    
Male 1,290 (57.2) 175 (38.4) 178 (57.8)
Female 838 (37.2) 272 (59.6) 130 (42.2)
Trans-gender 5 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 0
Not known/stated 122 (5.4) 8 (1.8) 0
Age:    
16–19 9 (0.4) 2 (0.4) 1 (0.3)
20–29 310 (13.7) 76 (16.7) 45 (14.6)
30–39 765 (33.9) 167 (36.6) 115 (37.3)
40–49 717 (31.8) 144 (31.6) 97 (31.5)
50–59 274 (12.2) 53 (11.6) 41 (13.3)
60+ 103 (4.6) 10 (2.2) 9 (2.9)
Not known/stated 77 (3.4) 4 (0.9) 0 (0)
Ethnicity:    
Black-African 1,028 (45.6) 214 (46.9) 172 (55.8)
White 846 (37.5) 179 (39.3) 136 (44.2)
Other 284 (12.6) 58 (12.7) 0 (0)
Not known/stated 97 (4.3) 5 (1.1) 0 (0)
Birthplace:    
UK 600 (26.6) 176 (38.6) 114 (37.0)
Outside UK 1,383 (61.3) 246 (53.9) 176 (57.1)
Not known/stated 272 (12.1) 34 (7.5) 18 (5.8)
aLikely mode of HIV acquisition:    
Heterosexual sex 1,320 (58.5) 277 (60.7) 202 (65.6)
Sex between men 726 (32.2) 148 (32.5) 106 (34.4)
Injecting drug use 64 (2.8) 14 (3.1) 0 (0)
Receipt of blood/blood products 22 (1.0) 1 (0.2) 0 (0)
Vertical infection 16 (0.7) 6 (1.3) 0 (0)
Other 11 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0)
None stated 134 (5.9) 16 (3.5) 0 (0)
  1. aMore than one mode of HIV acquisition could be selected