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Table 1 Characteristics of cumulative known HIV cases (alive and death) by sex, Brazil, 2007–2015

From: Decline in reported AIDS cases in Brazil after implementation of the test and treat initiative

  Female (n = 120,974) Male (n = 208,002)
  n % n %
Age, years (n = 328,372)
 15–24 12,944 10.7 21,184 10.2
 25–34 37,592 31.2 68,413 32.9
 35–44 35,954 29.8 62,956 30.3
 45–54 22,482 18.6 37,572 18.1
 ≥ 55 11,671 9.7 17,604 8.5
Mode of HIV exposure
 Heterosexual (n = 328,976) 73,417 60.7 70,291 33.8
 Homosexual/bisexual men (n = 208,002) NA NA 52,605 25.3
 IDU (n = 198,452) 1801 2.5 7484 6.0
 Vertical transmission (n = 225,593) 616 0.8 748 0.5
 Others (n = 328,976) 678 0.6 863 0.4
Level of education (n = 149,572)
 Incomplete primary school 2120 3.8 2730 2.9
 Incomplete secondary school 13,011 23.6 18,143 19.2
 Incomplete post-secondary school 23,937 43.4 35,731 37.9
 ≥ Complete post-secondary school 16,115 29.2 37,785 40.0
Race/colour (n = 199,044)
 White 31,983 45.9 63,455 49.1
 Black 8867 12.7 13,037 10.1
 Asian 335 0.5 678 0.5
 Brown (Pardo) 28,294 40.6 51,759 40.0
 Indigenous 253 0.4 383 0.3
Death, any cause (n = 234,809) 12,973 15.7 28,208 18.5