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Table 1 Baseline social and demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Mortality in an antiretroviral therapy programme in Jinja, south-east Uganda: a prospective cohort study

Number in study 1453
Study arm, number (%)  
   Facility 594 (41)
   Home 859 (59)
Women, number (%) 1031 (71)
Age in years, median (IQR) 38 (32-44)
Education level, number (%)  
   No education 234 (16)
   Primary 816 (56)
   Secondary/tertiary 403 (28)
Clients' main occupation, number (%)  
   Business/self employed/professional 615 (42)
   Farmer 389 (27)
   Unemployed/Housewife 434 (30)
   Other 15 (1)
WHO stage, number (%)  
   I 20 (1)
   II 642 (44)
   III 673 (46)
   IV 118 (8)
CD4 cell count cells/μl at enrolment, number (%)  
   < 50 444 (30)
   50-99 232 (16)
   100-200 654 (45)
   > 200 123 (9)
   Median (IQR) cells/μl 108 (35-165)
Plasma viral load copies/ml, number (%)  
   < 1,000 21 (2)
   1,000-9,999 40 (3)
   10,000-99,999 454 (31)
   100,000-999,999 832 (57)
   > = 1,000,000 106
   Median (IQR), copies/ml 163,224
(63,616-370,412)
On cotrimoxazole prophylaxis, number (%) 1403 (97%)
Haemoglobin g/dl, number (%) *  
   ≥ 11 701 (48%)
   9.5 - 10.9 407 (28%)
   8.0 - 9.4 242 (17%)
   6.5 - 7.9 80 (6%)
   < 6.5 19 (1%)
   Median g/dl (IQR) 10.9 (IQR 9.5 - 12.3)
Weight, kg, number (%)  
   < 50 431 (30%)
   50-60 698 (48%)
   > 60 317 (22%)
   Mean kg (sd) 54.2 (9.2)
  1. Haemoglobin missing for 4 subjects. Weight missing for 7 subjects.
  2. IQR = inter-quartile range; sd = standard deviation