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Table 1 Baseline characteristics before and after the fixed ART regimen was implemented in 2012

From: Trend of HIV transmitted drug resistance before and after implementation of HAART regimen restriction in the treatment of HIV-1 infected patients in southern Taiwan

Baseline demographic data Time period P-value
2007–2011 (N = 161) 2012–2015 (N = 216)
Median age (IQR), years 26.0 (22.0–32.0) 26.0 (23.0–31.0) 0.73
Male (%) 160 (99.3) 215 (99.5) 0.83
Median CD4 count (IQR), cells/mm3 347 (230–445) 295 (200–436) 0.25
Median viral load (IQR), Log10 copies/mm3 4.7 (4.2–5.0) 4.8 (4.4–5.2) 0.02
HIV subtype B (%), n 158 (98.1) 209 (96.8) 0.41
Co-infection
 HBV carrier (%), n 16 (10.1) 20 (9.3) 0.78
 Anti-HCV Ab(+) (%), n 3 (1.9) 6 (2.8) 0.59
Sexual orientation, %
 MSM 86.9 92.0 0.08
 Heterosexual 13.1 8.0
  1. ART anti-retroviral therapy, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, HBV hepatitis B virus, HCV hepatitis C virus, IQR interquartile range, MSM men who have sex with men