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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patientsa with a successfully sequenced V3 loop from different regions of Ethiopia

From: Monophylogenetic HIV-1C epidemic in Ethiopia is dominated by CCR5-tropic viruses–an analysis of a prospective country-wide cohort

Characteristics Overall
n = 352
Central
Addis Ababa
n = 52
Mobil unit
Armed forces
n = 50
North-west
Gondar
n = 49
West
Jimma
n = 51
North
Mekele
n = 50
East
Harar
n = 50
South
Hawassa
n = 50
Gender maleb 41.8% 38.5% 82.0% 30.6% 31.4% 32.0% 30.0% 48.0%
Age in years
(mean ± SD)
34.6 ± 9.1 36.5 ± 10.8 35.2 ± 6.8 34.2 ± 8.4 32.0 ± 8.0 35.3 ± 7.8 34.4 ± 8.9 34.5 ± 11.5
Median CD4 cells/μl, IQR 120
62–185
93
38–159
91
44–175
119
75–175
132
78–220
146
64–184
131
74–196
111
68–189
Median VL log10 copies/ml, IQR 5.2
4.8–5.5
5.2
4.8–5.4
5.2
4.8–5.5
5.5
5.2–5.8
5.4
4.5–5.9
5.4
4.8–5.8
5.4
4.8–5.9
5.5
5.0–5.8
  1. aA sequencing attempt was done in 420 patients; bsignificant difference between study sites (p < 0.001); VL: viral load; IQR, interquartile range