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Table 2 Participant characteristics (n = 1597)

From: Validity assessment of the PROMIS fatigue domain among people living with HIV

Characteristic N Percent Recent CD4 <500 Recent CD4 500+
N Percent N Percent
Male 1315 82.3 591 84.8 724 80.4
Race
 White 861 53.9 346 49.6 515 57.2
 Black 461 28.9 197 28.3 264 29.3
 Hispanic 195 12.2 105 15.1 90 10.0
 Other 80 5.0 49 7.0 31 3.4
HIV Symptom Index fatigue item
 No fatigue 558 34.9 233 33.4 325 36.1
 Doesn’t bother me 151 9.5 66 9.5 85 9.4
 Bothers me a little 383 24.0 161 23.1 222 24.7
 Bothers me 260 16.3 117 16.8 143 15.9
 Bothers me a lot 221 13.8 110 15.8 111 12.3
 Did not answer 24 1.5 10 1.4 14 1.6
CD4 Nadir
 <200 732 45.8 487 69.9 245 27.2
 200 to <350 392 24.6 152 21.8 240 26.7
 350 or higher 468 29.3 55 7.9 413 45.9
 Missing 5 0.3 3 0.4 2 0.2
Taking anti-HIV meds 1412 88.4 604 86.7 808 89.8