Table 1

Factors associated with being a late presenter among new HIV diagnoses in Italy, 2010-2011
Late presenter Non-late presenter P AOR (95% IC)
No. % row No. % row
Total 3,059 55.2 2,486 44.8
Year of reporting n.s.
2010 1,575 54.0 1,342 46.0
2011 1,484 56.5 1,144 43.5
Gender n.s.
Male 2,261 54.5 1,887 45.5 1
Female 798 57.2 597 42.8 0.9 0.8-1.0
Median age at diagnosis in years (IQR) 40 (33–48) 35 (28–43) 0.000*
Age at diagnosis 0.000**
≤ 29 470 38.9 739 61.1 1
30–34 460 50.7 448 49.3 1.7 1.4-2.1
35–39 509 54.3 429 45.7 2.1 1.7-2.5
40–49 938 61.3 593 38.7 2.9 2.5-3.4
≥ 50 678 71.1 275 28.9 4.6 3.8-5.6
Nationality 0.000**
Italian 2,115 53.1 1,865 46.9 1
Non-national 936 60.4 614 39.6 1,7 1.5-2.0
Area of notification 0.000**
Northern Italy 1,888 53.2 1,658 46.8 1
Centre Italy 474 59.1 328 40.9 1.3 1.1-1.6
Transmission mode 0.000**
MSM 787 44.3 988 55.7 1
IDU 196 59.8 132 40.2 1.6 1.2-2.1
Heterosexual 1,629 61.1 1,037 38.9 1.7 1.5-2.0
Other/not determined 447 57.6 329 42.4 1.6 1.4-2.0

* U Mann-Whitney test.

** Chi2test.

Camoni et al.

Camoni et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:281   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-281

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