Table 4

Comparison of overall hospital inpatient and outpatient visit rates stratified by CD4 count

CD4 count ≤ 50 cells/μl

CD4 count > 50 cells/μl



Period on ART

Initial no. of Patients

Inpatient Days/100 PYO

Outpatient Visits/100 PYO

Initial no. of Patients

Inpatient Days/100 PYO

Outpatient Visits/100 PYO


Pre-treatment

67

3838

253

144

1945

199

0–16 weeks

61

1315

182

139

691

93

17–32 weeks

51

53

112

130

281

79

33–48 weeks

47

645

132

128

139

75

49–112 weeks

38

214

109

94

16

57


CD4 count refers to that recorded at admission to program. PYO: Patient years of observation.

Harling et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:80   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-80

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