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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of patients receiving ART (n = 218)

From: The cost of antiretroviral therapy in Haiti

Female sex – no. (%) 122 (56)
Age – no. (%)  
1. <20 yr 2 (2)
2. 20 – 29 yr 25 (12)
3. 30 – 39 yr 83 (38)
4. 40 – 49 yr 74 (34)
5. >49 yr 31 (14)
Resident of Port-au-Prince – no. (%) 191 (88)
Income < $US 1/day – no. (%) 148 (68)
Education – no. (%)  
1. None 49 (22)
2. Primary school 67 (31)
3. Secondary school 94 (43)
4. College 8 (4)
Marital status – (%)  
1. Common-law marriage 65 (30)
2. Married 37 (17)
3. Separated 54 (25)
4. Single 31 (17)
5. Widowed 26 (12)
AIDS-defining illness (CDC Stage C) – no. (%) 141 (65)
Body weight – kg  
1. Men  
a) Median 55.5
b) Interquartile range 49.1 to 61.4
2. Women  
a) Median 48.4
b) Interquartile range 42.7 to 55.5
CD4 cell count/mm3  
1. Median 108
2. Interquartile range 40 to 180
CD4 cell count <50/mm3 – no. (%) 61 (30)
Initial antiretroviral-therapy regimen – no. (%)  
1. Nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine 111 (51)
2. Other nevirapine-based regimen 5 (2)
3. Efavirenz, zidovudine, lamivudine 92 (42)
4. Other efavirenz-based regimen 10 (5)