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Table 1 Clinical and demographic data of the HIV-positive patients from Porto Alegre at two distinct time periods - 1998 (group I) and 2005–2008 (group II)

From: Temporal dynamics of HIV-1 circulating subtypes in distinct exposure categories in southern Brazil

  Group I (n=83) Group II (n=83)
Age (years) 33 ± 10 35 ± 10
Gender   
Male 59 (71.0%) 49 (59.3%)
Female 24 (29.0%) 34 (40.7%)
CD4 T cell count   
(cell/mm3)*   
200 23 (29,1%) 16 (28,6%)
200-400 25 (31,6%) 13 (24,1%)
>400 31 (39,2%) 27 (50,0%)
Exposure category   
HET 42 (50.6%) 61 (73.5%)
MSM 32 (38.6%) 22 (26.5%)
IDU 9 (10.8%) -
First positive serology for HIV (years) 1994 [1989–1998] 2005 [2002–2008]
  1. * information not available for four individuals from group I and twenty seven from group II. HET – heterosexuals; MSM – men who have sex with men; IDU – injection drug users.