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Table 3 Comparison of newly identified HIV infected patient characteristics in routine testing and targeted testing groups

From: Routine HIV testing program in the University Infectious Diseases Centre in Lithuania: a four-year analysis

  Routine testing (n = 10) Targeted testing (n = 4) p
Age groups (years)
 18–25 1 0 0.63
 26–35 4 2
 36–45 1 2
 46–55 2 0
 56–65 2 0
Gender
 Male, n (%) 5 (50%) 4 (100%) 0.22
 Female, n (%) 5 (50%) 0
Transmission group, n (%)
 Intravenous drug usage 2 (20%) 1 (25%) 0.041
 Heterosexual 8 (80%) 1 (25%)
 Men who have sex with men 0 2 (50%)
Disease stage, n (%)
 CD4 count < 200/mm3 2 (20%) 4 (100%) 0.031
 CD4 count 200–350/mm3 3 (30%) 0
 CD4 count > 350/mm3 5 (50%) 0
CD4 cell count:
 Min 65 58 0.088
 Max 771 137
 Median 413.5 95
 Interquartile range 360 71.5
Patients for whom HIV positive contacts were detected, n (%) 3 (30%) 1 (25%) 0.999