Table 1

Demographic characteristics of HIV and Ontario cohorts (April 1, 2009)
HIV cohort Ontario cohort p-value
nā€‰=ā€‰14,005 nā€‰=ā€‰71410
Age (years) Mean (SD) 45.36 (10.77) 46.65 (17.79) <.001
Age group (n, %) 18-35 years 2,355 (16.8%) 21,600 (30.2%) <.001
36-50 years 7,798 (55.7%) 21,895 (30.7%)
51-65 years 3,283 (23.4%) 16,575 (23.2%)
>65 years 569 (4.1%) 11,340 (15.9%)
Sex (n, %) Male 11,270 (80.5%) 34,862 (48.8%) <.001
Income quintile (1 lowest, 5 highest) Missing 131 (0.9%) 302 (0.4%) <.001
1 4,441 (31.7%) 13,918 (19.5%)
2 2,875 (20.5%) 14,224 (19.9%)
3 2,280 (16.3%) 14,053 (19.7%)
4 2,085 (14.9%) 14,554 (20.4%)
5 2,193 (15.7%) 14,359 (20.1%)
Marginalization index Mean (SD) 3.35 (0.74) 2.97 (0.78) <.001
Rurality group Missing 41 (0.3%) 596 (0.8%)
Major urban 41 (0.3%) 596 (0.8%)
Non-major urban 12,563 (89.7%) 52,020 (72.8%) <.001
Rural 1,006 (7.2%) 13,341 (18.7%)
ODB claim Yes 395 (2.8%) 5,453 (7.6%)
8,789 (62.8%) 21,509 (30.1%) <.001

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