Skip to main content

Table 2 ART initiation according to period entry in surviving men, women <40 years old and women ≥40 years old

From: Change of treatment guidelines and evolution of ART initiation in rural South Africa: data of a large HIV care and treatment programme

  Men Women <40 years old Women ≥40 years old
N ART initiation N ART initiation n ART initiation
% OR* 95 % CI % OR* 95 % CI % OR* 95 % CI
CD4 = 0–200 cells/μL
Entry period
Period 1 3 251 53.8 1.00 - 4 136 48.3 1.00 - 1 290 58.1 1.00 -
Period 2 1 324 51.4 0.91 0.80-1.03 1 537 49.3 1.04 0.93-1.17 408 59.3 1.05 0.84-1.32
Period 3 1 134 56.8 1.13 0.98-1.29 1 070 49.9 1.07 0.93-1.22 319 52.3 0.79 0.62-1.01
CD4 = 201–350 cells/μL
Entry period
Period 1 1 411 6.9 1.00 - 3 524 6.0 1.00 - 925 6.9 1.00 -
Period 2 611 10.3 1.56 1.12-2.17 1 297 20.0 3.90 3.21-4.73 250 8.4 1.23 0.74-2.06
Period 3 658 41.8 9.73 7.52-12.59 1 265 39.6 10.19 8.53-12.19 240 41.7 9.61 6.70-13.79
  1. Period 1: January 1, 2007–March 31, 2010; Period 2: April 1, 2010–July 31, 2011; Period 3: August 1, 2011–September 15, 2012
  2. OR: Odd-Ratio; 95 % CI: 95 % Confidence Interval
  3. * Logistic regression
  4. HIV Hlabisa Programme, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 2007–2012