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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Survival of people living with HIV who defaulted from tuberculosis treatment in a cohort, Recife, Brazil

Characteristics Statistics
Number of patients 317
Number of patients who defaulted treatment 91
Number of patients more than one treatmenta 59
Length of follow-up in years (median and range) 3.54 (41 days; 6.5 years)
Number of deaths during treatment 75
Sex
 Male 227 (71.6%)
 Female 90 (28.4%)
Age group
  < 30 years 66 (20.8%)
 30 to 49 years 216 (68.1%)
  ≥ 50 years 35 (11.1%)
Use of ART 257 (81.1%)
CD4+ <200 cells/mm3 118 (37.2%)
Number of treatmentsb 375
Number of treatment defaults 111
  1. aNumber de patients who had more than one episode of treatment
  2. bNumber of treatments