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Table 1 Comparison of newly diagnosed HIV cases with and without DSS/DPS samples by gender, origin, age, mode of transmission, region of presumed infection, region of origin and year of diagnosis, 2008–2014, Germany

From: Surveillance of recent HIV infections among newly diagnosed HIV cases in Germany between 2008 and 2014

  Newly diagnosed HIV cases, n %
total with DSS/DPS4 Sample weighting
Total 20,487 100% 10,257 100%  
Gender
 Men 17,137 83.6% 8,541 83.3% 1.0
 Women 3,350 16.4% 1,716 16.7% 1.0
Region of origin
 Germany 12,830 62.6% 6,405 62.4% 1.0
 Abroad 5,454 26.6% 2,853 27.8% 1.0
 Unknown 2,203 10.8% 999 9.7% 1.1
Age group
  < 25 years 2,298 11.2% 1,216 11.9% 0.9
 25–34 years 6,687 32.6% 3,443 33.6% 1.0
 35–44 years 5,999 29.3% 2,986 29.1% 1.0
 45–54 years 3,824 18.7% 1,838 17.9% 1.0
  > =55 years 1,679 8.2% 774 7.5% 1.1
Mode of transmission
 MSM1 11,541 56.3% 5,993 58.4% 1.0
 HET2 3,789 18.5% 1,909 18.6% 1.0
 IDU3 649 3.2% 307 3.0% 1.1
 Unknown 4,508 22.0% 2,048 20.0% 1.1
Region of presumed infection
 Germany 14,184 69.2% 7,124 69.5% 1.0
 Abroad 3,506 17.1% 1,803 17.6% 1.0
 Unknown 2,797 13.7% 1,330 13.0% 1.1
Year of Diagnosis
 2008 2,745 13.4% 1,264 12.3% 1.1
 2009 2,815 13.7% 1,335 13.0% 1.1
 2010a 2,653 12.9% 332 3.2% 4.0
 2011 2,644 12.9% 1,624 15.8% 0.8
 2012 2,920 14.3% 1,779 17.3% 0.8
 2013 3,232 15.8% 1,890 18.4% 0.9
 2014 3,478 17.0% 2,033 19.8% 0.9
  1. 1 MSM men who have sex with men
  2. 2 IDU persons who are intravenous drug users
  3. 3 HET persons with heterosexual contact
  4. 4 DSS/DPS Sample Dried Serum Spot/Dried Plasma Spot
  5. aDSS/DPS samples were not continuously collected due to the end of the first study in June 2010