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Table 1 Description of study participants (n = 1,486)

From: Anemia in a cohort of HIV-infected Hispanics: prevalence, associated factors and impact on one-year mortality

Characteristic %
Males 67.3
Age, median (range) 40 (21–79)
Education level*  
 Less than high school 31.4
 High school 39.2
 College 29.4
Employment status*  
 Employed 25.0
 Unemployed 75.0
Alcohol use* 51.5
Intravenous drug use* 34.4
Clinical AIDS 9.5
CD4 count <200 cells/μL* 41.8
Received antiretroviral treatment 64.4
Anemia: Hb < 12 g/dL women, < 13 g/dL men 41.5
  1. *Variable had missing values: Education level = 7; Employment status = 25; Alcohol use = 7; Intravenous drug use = 2; CD4 count = 33.
  2. Hb, hemoglobin level.