Table 1

Comparisons of demographics and baseline characteristics of participants stratified by HIV status and HAART time period in the REACH cohort

Variables

Participants


REACH Females

(n = 411)

REACH HIV-

(n = 146)

All Before HAART Initiation

(n = 170)

All After HAART Initiation

(n = 157)

Case-crossover with Both Before and After HAART Initiation

(n = 100)


Baseline Age

Median [IQR]

17 [16-18]

17 [16-18]

17 [16-18]

17 [16-18]

17 [16-18]

Mean (std dev)

16.25 (1.18)

16.59 (1.21)

17.37(1.41)

17.42 (1.36)

16.88(1.12)

Race

African-American

308 (75%)

122 (84%)

132 (78%)

117 (75%)

72 (72%)

European-American

71 (17%)

20 (14%)

23 (14%)

22 (15%)

19 (19%)

Other

29 (7%)

4 (2%)

15 (8%)

16 (10%)

9 (9%)

Lifetime Sexual Partner

Median [IQR]

6 [3-11]

5 [3-9]

6 [3-10]

7 [4-11]

6 [4-16]

CD4+ Count (at Baseline)

Median [IQR]

614.0 [425-860]

825.5 [672-1016]

516.5 [389-730]

478.5 [344-620]

481 [370-616]

Mean (std dev)

649.8 (310.9)

858.5 (282.21)

557.3 (261.17)

486.4 (244.6)

498.1 (239.5)


Shrestha et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:295   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-295

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