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Table 1 Characteristics of the HIV patients in the study population

From: Incidence, risk factors and mortality of tuberculosis in Danish HIV patients 1995-2007

Characteristics N = 2,668
Emigrated during study period 90 (3%)
Died during study period 308 (12%)
Males 1,991 (75%)
Caucasians 1,944 (73%)
Country of birth  
  Denmark 1,843 (69%)
  Europe 165 (6%)
  Africa 412 (15%)
  Asia 166 (6%)
  Other 82 (3%)
Route of HIV transmission  
  Heterosexual 1,135 (43%)
  Homosexual 1,090 (41%)
  IDU 220 (8%)
  Other 223 (8%)
Median age at HIV diagnosis, years (IQR*) 36.9 (30.3-45.2)
Median CD4 cell count at HIV diagnosis, cells/μL (IQR*)** 290 (109.25-500.0)
Median HIV RNA at HIV diagnosis, log10 copies/mL (IQR*)*** 4.8 (4.2-5.4)
Exposed to HAART during study period 1,987 (75%)
Diagnosed with alcohol abuse 145 (5%)
  1. * IQR: Inter Quartile Range.
  2. ** 532 patients had missing CD4 cell count at time of HIV diagnosis.
  3. *** 673 patients has missing viral load at time of HIV diagnosis.