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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of rural Chinese AIDS patients at entry to antiretroviral therapy, 2004-2006 (N = 276)

From: Expenditures for the care of HIV-infected patients in rural areas in China's antiretroviral therapy programs

Characteristics Number of Patients (%)
Treatment site  
   Mangshi County, Yunnan Province 31 (11.2)
   Ruili County, Yunnan Province 32 (11.6)
   Longchuan County, Yunnan Province 113 (41.0)
   Wenxi County, Shanxi Province 100 (36.2)
Age (yr)  
   <30 44 (15.9)
   30-44 162 (58.7)
   ≥45 70 (25.4)
Gender  
   Male 170 (61.6)
   Female 106 (38.4)
Marriage status  
   Single 27 (9.8)
   Married 197 (71.4)
   Others 52 (18.8)
Ethnics  
   Han 167 (60.5)
   Jingpo 57 (20.6)
   Dai 40 (14.5)
   Others 12 (4.4)
Level of education  
   Illiteracy 34 (12.3)
   Elementary School 124 (44.9)
   Junior Middle School 84 (30.4)
   ≥Senior Middle School 34 (12.3)
Occupation  
   Farmers 232 (84.1)
   Others 44 (15.9)
Live with family members  
   No 34 (12.3)
   Yes 242 (87.7)
Drug abuse  
   No 211 (72.5)
   Yes 65 (23.5)
Antiretroviral regimens  
   AZT+3TC+NVP 57 (20.6)
   D4T+3TC+EFV 19 (6.9)
   D4T+3TC+NVP 65 (23.5)
   DDI+3TC+NVP 35 (12.7)
   Combivir+EFV 100 (36.2)
Baseline CD4 cell counts (cells/μL)  
   <100 57 (20.6)
   100-199 103 (37.3)
   ≥200 116 (42.0)