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Table 1 Baseline demographics in a Nigerian cohort of HIV-Infected persons initiating ART between 2009 and 2011

From: High rates of unplanned interruptions from HIV care early after antiretroviral therapy initiation in Nigeria

  All In care Unplanned care interruption Inactive
n = 2,496 n = 1,091 n = 867 n = 538
  % N % N % N % N
Sex
 Male 31 782 28 311 31 267 38 204
 Female 69 1714 72 780 69 600 62 334
Median age (yrs) [IQR] 32 [27, 39] 32 [27, 40] 31.0 [26, 37] 32 [27, 40]
Marital status
 Married 60 1506 64 699 59 516 54 291
 Single 26 641 21 230 28 243 31 168
Widowed 14 349 15 162 13 108 15 79
Employment
 Employed 63 1551 29 316 29 251 28 146
 Unemployed/Retired 29 713 65 706 61 512 64 333
 Student 8 201 5 63 10 94 8 44
Education
 Tertiary 32 804 34 373 30 260 32 171
 Primary/Secondary 45 1119 43 468 48 414 44 237
 None 23 573 23 250 22 193 24 130
Relative enrolled in ABUTH clinic
 No 82 2037 80 871 81 699 87 467
 Yes 18 459 20 220 19 168 13 71
WHO stage baseline
 1 16 312 15 151 18 119 11 42
 2 22 448 23 224 24 152 18 72
 3 36 734 38 381 34 219 34 134
 4 26 533 24 232 24 154 37 147
Baseline CD4/uL
Median [IQR] 207 [98, 344] 193 [91, 291] 272 [144, 436] 172 [74, 289]
 <50 13 269 14 125 10 63 18 81
 50-100 12 247 13 119 9 61 15 67
 101-200 23 457 25 227 17 116 25 114
 200-350 28 566 33 297 24 162 23 107
 >350 24 490 15 138 40 265 19 87
Baseline tuberculosis         
Yes 4 97 4 43 4 32 4 22
Enrollment year         
 2009 39 970 35 379 46 400 35 191
 2010 34 840 32 354 33 288 37 198
 2011 27 686 33 358 21 179 28 149
  1. IQR Inter-quartile range, ABUTH Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital