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Table 3 Early mortality among late diagnosed individuals with or without ART, by month (N = 178,296)

From: “Late for testing, early for antiretroviral therapy, less likely to die”: results from a large HIV cohort study in China, 2006–2014

Duration of time from diagnosis Initial CD4 counts ON ART NO ART
N No. of deatha % of death Na No. of deatha % of death
One month 0–49 33,897 325 0.96 15,344 2449 15.96
50–99 19,220 63 0.33 7153 516 7.21
100–199 37,747 44 0.12 13,934 330 2.37
200–349 17,685 14 0.08 6718 81 1.21
350–499 5135 3 0.06 3301 32 0.97
500- 2041 0 0.00 1977 10 0.51
No CD4 test 848 142 16.75 13,296 7316 55.02
subtotal 116,573 591 0.51 61,723 10,734 17.39
Three months 0–49 33,897 1551 4.58 15,344 5705 37.18
50–99 19,220 390 2.03 7153 1399 19.56
100–199 37,747 283 0.75 13,934 1000 7.18
200–349 17,685 61 0.34 6718 201 2.99
350–499 5135 15 0.29 3301 77 2.33
500- 2041 3 0.15 1977 34 1.72
No CD4 test 848 398 46.93 13,296 9674 72.76
subtotal 116,573 2701 2.32 61,723 18,090 29.31
Six months 0–49 33,897 2950 8.70 15,344 7963 51.90
50–99 19,220 880 4.58 7153 2253 31.50
100–199 37,747 678 1.80 13,934 1684 12.09
200–349 17,685 147 0.83 6718 359 5.34
350–499 5135 39 0.76 3301 157 4.76
500- 2041 14 0.69 1977 70 3.54
No CD4 test 848 560 66.04 13,296 10,838 81.51
subtotal 116,573 5268 4.52 61,723 23,324 37.79
Twelve months 0–49 33,897 4521 13.34 15,344 9796 63.84
50–99 19,220 1520 7.91 7153 3100 43.34
100–199 37,747 1385 3.67 13,934 2654 19.05
200–349 17,685 361 2.04 6718 628 9.35
350–499 5135 107 2.08 3301 307 9.30
500- 2041 53 2.60 1977 141 7.13
No CD4 test 848 690 81.37 13,296 11,836 89.02
subtotal 116,573 8637 7.41 61,723 28,462 46.11
  1. aThose who died of overdose drug use or suicide were excluded