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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of antiretroviral-naïve patients in Senegal and Guinea

From: Surveillance of transmitted HIV-1 antiretroviral drug resistance in the context of decentralized HIV care in Senegal and the Ebola outbreak in Guinea

Variables/Categories Frequency (%)/Median with interquartile [IQR] or Mean with Standard Deviation (SD)
Senegal (Dakar + Saint-Louis)
N = 69
Guinea (Donka)
N = 50
Gender
 Female 45 (65.2) 29 (58.0)
 Male 24 (34.8) 21 (42.0)
Age (years), median 37.0 [32.0–45.0] 34.0 [26.0–43.0]
Age groups
 < 25 6 (8.7) 11 (22.0)
 25–39 35 (50.7) 24 (48.0)
 ≥ 40 28 (40.6) 15 (30.0)
Mean years since HIV diagnosis 4.08 ± 3.53 0.74 ± 1.39
Years since HIV diagnosis
 < 1 19 (27.54) 47 (94.0)
 1–3 13 (18.84)
 > 3 34 (49.28)
 Missing 3 (4.35) 3 (6.0)
CD4 (cells/mm3), Median recent three months 537.0 [461.0–643.0] 307.5 [185.0–434.0]
CD4 groups
 ≤ 500 22 (31.88) 31 (62.0)
 > 500 39 (56.52) 5 (10.0)
 Missing 8 (11.59) 14 (28.0)
Viral load* (log10 copies/ml), median 5.52 [4.84–6.31]
(range 2.40–12.80)
Viral load groups
 < 3.30 4 (8.0)
 ≥ 3.30 < 4.0 2 (4.0)
 ≥ 4.0 44 (88.0)
  1. *Quantitation of plasma viral RNA particles was done using the Generic HIV Viral Load Kit (Biocentric®)