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Table 1 Background information for children with HIVE

From: HIV Encephalopathy: pediatric case series description and insights from the clinic coalface

Variable (total number of assessments) Subjects
n %
Gender (n = 87)   
  Male 51 59
  Female 36 41
Age group at examination (n = 87)   
  <2 years 16 18
  2 – 4 years 24 28
  5 – 9 years 36 41
  10 – 14 years 11 13
Age at ART commencement (n = 87)   
  <12 months 38 44
  12 – 36months 33 38
  >36 months 14 16
  Not reported 2 2
Developmental milestone walking (n = 75)   
  On time 15 20
  Delayed (>18 months) 60 80
  Not old enough to tell 5 N/A
  Not reported 7 N/A
Developmental milestone talking (n = 72)   
  On time 18 25
  Delayed (>18 months) 54 75
  Not old enough to tell 4 N/A
  Not reported 11 N/A
Home environment (n = 87)   
  home 49 56
  Institution, orphanage, foster home 13 15
  bio foster (adopted by family member) 20 23
  other foster 4 5
  Not reported 1 1
School (n = 87)   
  Mainstream pre-school 32 37
  Mainstream school 35 40
  Special school/care center 4 5
  None 7 8
  Not reported 9 10
Repeating grades   
  Yes 37 43
  No 27 31
  Not reported 23 26