Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the 196 patients compared with 5304 patients in Amsterdam in follow-up at the end of 2007 in the ATHENA cohort (database of the Stichting HIV Monitoring)
Amsterdam-Clinic Amsterdam-ATHENA
N or mean Valid% or range * N or mean Valid% or range p value
Age at intake 42 (± 8.8) (18–65) 43.8 (± 10.6) (1–81.9) p = 0.03
Age at HIV diagnosis 35 (± 8.8) (15–64) 35.5 (± 10.2) (0–81.5) p = 0.6
Male 172 87.7% 4380 79.6% p = 0.06
Homosexual men 148 77.5% 3437 64.8% p = 0.002
Has a partner 91 48.9%
Has a paid day job(>12 hr/week) 112 60.2%
Has a psychiatric history 128 68.4%
Has a Dutch origin 143 74.1% 2886 54.4% p < 0.0001
Drug used past 30 days 75 43.4%
Cannabis 45 26.3%
Ecstasy, speed, cocaine 46 26.9%
Heroin, LSD 2 1.2%
Education
Basic 13 7.2%
Intermediate 94 52.2%
High 73 40.6%
Years of HIV 7.0 (± 6.3) (0–25) 8.3 (± 6.0) (0–26.5) p < 0.001
0 – 1 30 15.8% 436 8.3% p < 0.001
1 – 5 65 34.2% 1458 27.9%
5 – 10 43 22.6% 1432 27.3%
> 10 52 27.4% 1910 36.5%
CD4 cells/mm3 488 (± 234.7) (20–1300) 522 (± 258) (0–2150) p = 0.1
0 – 200 11 7.0% 332 7.5% p = 0.004
201 – 500 93 58.9% 2014 45.7%
> 500 54 34.2% 2060 46.8%
Is on antiviral treatment 132 68.8% 4119 77.7% p = 0.004

* Due to missing values, the N varied from 158 (CD4 count) to 196 in the clinic and from 4406 (CD4 count) to 5304 in the ATHENA cohort.

Schadé et al.

Schadé et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:35   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-35

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