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Table 1 Socio-demographic and disease-related characteristics of children in the study

From: Association between lymphocyte and monocyte subsets and cognition in children with HIV

Characteristic N (%) or Median (IQR)
Age 9 (7 – 10) years
Proportion of females 45 (67%)
Thai ethnicity 67 (100%)
Height for age z-score −1.28 (−1.88, -0.68)
Weight for age z-score −1.1 (−1.66, -0.57)
Weight for height z-score −0.3 (−0.92, 0.14)
CDC disease classification
  N 1 (2%)
  A 45 (67%)
  B 21 (31%)
CD4 percent 21 (18 – 24)%
Log10 plasma HIV-RNA (copies/mL) 4.6 (4.1 – 4.9)
Transmission route
Perinatal infection 67 (100%)
Exposure to nevirapine for PMTCT 6 (9%)
Income
  Very low 8 (11.9)
  Low 18 (26.9)
  Average 25 (37.3)
  Above average 2 (3.0)
  Unknown 14 (20.9)
Primary caregiver
  Parent 30 (44.8)
  Grandparent 12 (17.9)
  Aunt/Uncle 9 (13.4)
  Orphanage 11 (16.4)
  Step father/mother or foster mother 3 (4.5)
  Others 2 (3.0)
Education of primary caregiver
  None 9 (13.4)
  Elementary 36 (53.7)
  High/vocational 15 (22.4)
  Bachelor 7 (10.5)
  1. PMTCT prevention of mother to child transmission.