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Table 3 Main findings of HIV patients in Medellín, Colombia from August 2014 to July 2015

From: Hospitalization causes and outcomes in HIV patients in the late antiretroviral era in Colombia

Variable Patients who died (n = 30)
n (%)
Patients who survived (n = 521)
n (%)
Age 41.5 39.3
Male 25/30 (83.3) 393/521 (75.4)
Diagnosis during the index admission 9/30 (30.0) 112/521 (21.5)
Previous HIV diagnosisa 21/30 (70.0) 409/521 (78.5)
Diagnosis 1–12 months 6/30 (20.0) 117/521 (22.5)
Diagnosis > 12 months 15/30 (50.0) 292/521 (56.0)
On antiretroviral therapy at admissionb 11/21 (52.4) 262/409 (64.2)
Adherencec 5/18 (27.7) 194/354 (54.8)
CD4 T-cells count < 200 cells/mLd 28/29 (96.6) 352/521 (67.4)
AIDS-defining illness on admission 24/30 (80.0) 277/521 (53.2)
Patients with newly diagnosed TB 7/30 (23.3) 121/521 (23.2)
AIDS defining illness no TB 17/30 (56.6) 156/521 (29.9)
Two or more OIs 11/30 (36.6) 96/521 (18.4)
Non-AIDS-defining illness but related to HIV 2/30 (6.6) 33/521 (6.3)
  1. a ≥ 1 month previous to hospitalization
  2. bIn patients diagnosed with HIV before admission
  3. cIn patients who had abandoned ART or were receiving ART prior to admission
  4. dOne patient had no CD4 T-cells count