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Table 2 Final diagnoses of HIV-positive patients admitted to KATH

From: Spectrum of disease in HIV-positive patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital: a retrospective, cross-sectional review in Kumasi, Ghana

  Valid N Discharged (N = 158) Deceased (N = 87) Total (N = 245)
ICSOL 245 28 (17.7%) 26 (29.9%) 54 (22.0%)
Pulmonary Tuberculosis 245 52 (32.9%) 47 (54.0%) 99 (40.4%)
HIV encephalopathy 244 4 (2.5%) 6 (6.9%) 10 (4.1%)
Bacterial Pneumonia 245 20 (12.7%) 21 (24.1%) 41 (16.7%)
Gastroenteritis 245 17 (10.8%) 8 (9.2%) 25 (10.2%)
Candidiasis 245 33 (20.9%) 15 (17.2%) 48 (19.6%)
Pleural Effusion 245 8 (5.1%) 6 (6.9%) 14 (5.7%)
Hypertension 245 20 (12.7%) 5 (5.7%) 25 (10.2%)
Anemia 245 59 (37.3%) 42 (48.3%) 101 (41.2%)
HIV Associated Nephropathy 245 5 (3.2%) 4 (4.6%) 9 (3.7%)
Hepatitis B 239 7 (4.4%) 6 (6.9%) 13 (5.3%)
Unspecified Diarrhea 245 14 (8.9%) 5 (5.7%) 19 (7.8%)
  1. Valid counts are provided with column proportions. ICSOL Suspected intracranial space occupying lesion, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, Only diagnoses occurring with N ≥ 10 patients are included in the Table. “Discharged” and “deceased” columns are listed with column proportions