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Table 1 Characteristics of newly diagnosed HIV-infected patients in Barcelona (Spain), 2001-2009

From: Epidemiological characteristics and predictors of late presentation of HIV infection in Barcelona (Spain) during the period 2001-2009

Characteristics 2001-2003;n = 956 (100%) 2004-2005;n = 630 (100%) 2006-2007;n = 691 (100%) 2008-2009; n = 661 (100%) Total; N = 2938 (100%)
Sex      
Male 768 (80.3) 502 (79.7) 599 (86.7) 581 (87.9) 2450 (83.4)
Female 188 (19.3) 128 (20.3) 92 (13.3) 80 (12.1) 488 (16.6)
Age at HIV diagnosis*      
All 35.1 (29.8-42.9) 34.7 (28.9-41.7) 35.5 (29.9-43.1) 34.3 (29.2-41.1) 35.0 (29.4-42.2)
Male 35.2 (29.8-42.8) 34.8 (29.3-41.6) 35.5 (29.8-42.7) 34.2 (29.0-40.8) 35.1 (29.5-35.1)
Female 34.5 (29.8-42.9) 36.7 (27.4-42.1) 35.9 (30.0-44.9) 35.3 (29.3-44.8) 34.5 (29.3-43.4)
Region of birth      
Spain 551 (57.6) 353 (56.0) 368 (53.3) 344 (52.0) 1616 (55.0)
Western Europe & North America 53 (5.5) 30 (4.8) 53 (7.7) 54 (8.2) 190 (6.5)
Latin America & Caribbean 147 (15.4) 133 (21.1) 191 (27.6) 178 (26.9) 649 (22.1)
Middle East & North Africa 22 (2.3) 7 (1.1) 12(1.7) 9(1.4) 50(1.7)
Sub-Saharan Africa 30 (3.1) 33 (5.2) 20 (2.9) 20 (3.0) 103 (3.5)
Eastern Europe 14 (1.5) 12 (1.9) 20 (2.9) 36 (5.4) 82 (2.8)
Asia 6 (0.6) 6 (1.0) 1 (0.1) 6 (0.9) 19 (0.6)
unknown 133 (13.9) 56 (8.9) 26 (3.8) 14 (2.1) 229 (7.8)
Exposure category by sex**      
IDU men 181 (18.9) 65 (10.3) 52 (7.5) 29 (4.4) 327 (11.1)
MSM 384 (40.2) 320 (50.8) 410 (59.3) 409 (61.9) 1523 (51.8)
HT men 149 (15.6) 85 (13.5) 93 (13.5) 87 (13.2) 414 (14.1)
IDU women 48 (5.0) 22 (3.5) 10 (1.4) 12 (1.8) 92 (3.1)
HT women 129 (13.5) 102 (16.2) 74 (10.7) 54 (8.2) 359 (12.2)
unknown 65 (6.8) 36 (5.7) 52 (7.5) 70 (10.6) 223 (7.6)
CD4 cell count and AIDS      
AIDS 241 (25.2) 105 (16.7) 138 (20.0) 100 (15.1) 584 (19.9)
< 200 141 (14.7) 78 (12.4) 81 (11.7) 74 (11.2) 374 (12.7)
200-349 123 (12.9) 96 (15,2) 100 (14,5) 116 (17.5) 435 (14.8)
350-499 111 (11,6) 92 (14.6) 117 (16.9) 108 (16.3) 428 (14.6)
500 and more 189 (19.8) 167 (26.5) 171 (24.7) 159 (24.1) 686 (23.3)
unknown (%) 151 (15.8) 92 (14.6) 84 (12.2) 104 (15.7) 431 (14.7)
  1. *Median (interquartile range). **IDU: injection drug use; MSM: men who have sex with men; HT: heterosexual contact