Characteristics TAHOD % Aquitaine %   Characteristics TAHOD % Aquitaine %
No.   442   674                
Gender           Body mass index (kg/m2)      
  Male 350 79 559 83     Median 19.9   22.1  
  Female 92 21 115 17     IQR 14.2-26.4   14.4-33.7  
Age  (years)             Unknown 294 67 118 18
  Median 34   38     CD4 count cells/mm3        
  IQR 20-72   19-73       Median 111.5   260  
  Missing 1 <1 121 18     IQR 2-707   2-1078  
Exposure           CD4 percent        
  MSM 86 19 337 50     Median 8.1   16.3  
  Heterosexual 308 70 207 31     IQR 0.3-33.9   0.33-43.3  
  IDU 5 1 65 10   HIV viral load (copies/mL)        
  Blood transfusion 14 3 14 2     Median 93300   79312.5  
  Perinatal 1 <1 1 <1     IQR 14636-360900   21210-253920  
  Unknown 28 6 50 7     Not tested 283 64 62 9
Clinical classification for HIV infection     Haemoglobin level (g/dL)        
  A 203 46 444 66     Median 12.2   13.6  
  B 64 14 108 16     IQR 7-17   6.7-17.1  
  C 175 40 122 18     Not tested 84 19 0 0
Hepatitis B infection           Hepatitis C infection        
  No 217 49 576 85     No 187 42 493 73
  Yes 25 6 33 5     Yes 27 6 106 16
  Not tested 200 45 65 10     Not tested 228 52 75 11
Note: CD4 count= CD4+ T-cell count/mm3, CD4 percent= CD4+ T-cell percentage, TAHOD= Treat Asia HIV Observational Database, BMI= Body Mass Index measured as weight in kg divided by square of height in meters, MSM= Men who have sex with men, IDU= Intravenous drug users, IQR= Inter-quartile range.
Table 1: Demographics of patients before antiretroviral treatment from TAHOD and Aquitaine.