Table 1

Population characteristics of the study cohort of HIV positive MSM

Description

HCV positives (n = 40)

HCV negatives N = 580


Mean age (years) at HIV diagnosis (range)

32(20-45)

34 (17-72)


Mean age (years) at last negative HCV test (range)

39(25-64)

40(20-78)


IDU

16 (40%)

23 (4%)


Australian born

32 (80%)

402 (69%)


Most recent median CD4 cell count cells/mm3 (Interquartile range)

531(358-856)

568 (404-731)


Most recent HIV viral load <50 (copies/ml)

25 (63%)

311 (54%)


Gamage et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-39

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