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Table 1 The Demographic Characteristics, Exposure Categories, CD4+ Lymphocyte Count, and APACHE II Scores of 1,225 Hospital Admissions of 599 Patients With HIV. *

From: Mycobacterial and nonbacterial pulmonary complications in hospitalized patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection: A prospective, cohort study

Variable Result
Age (mean ± SD) (y) 38.2 ± 8.9
Sex (no. and % of admissions)  
   Male 754 (62)
   Female 471 (38)
Race (no. and % of admissions)  
   African American 1,026 (84)
   White 190 (16)
   Hispanic 9 (1)
Exposure category (no. and % of admissions)  
   Injection drug use 333 (27)
   Heterosexual contact 194 (16)
   Homosexuality 138 (11)
   Commercial sex work & injection drug use 32 (3)
   Homosexuality & injection drug use 30 (2)
   Commercial sex work 29 (2)
   Blood transfusion 22 (2)
   Needle stick 1
   Unidentified 446 (36)
CD4+ lymphocyte count/μL (median) 159 ± 223 (60)
APACHE II score (median) 15 ± 7 (14)
  1. *APACHE = Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus.