Demographic characteristics
Age [median (IQR) - years] 35 (30-42)
Sex – Female[n (%)] 456 (66.0%)
Baseline CD4 count  [median (IQR) - cells/µl] 122 (59-173)
Baseline viral load [median (IQR) - log copies/ml]* 5.35 (4.86-5.81)
TB history
Incident TB during 1st 12 months of ART [n (%)] 49 (7.1)
Prevalent TB at ART initiation [n (%)] 179 (25.9)
Follow -up data
Sub-optimal CD4 responses at 6 months [n (%)]† 141 (20.4)
Detectable viral load within 1st 12 months of ART [n (%)]‡  72 (10.4)
* Baseline viral load only available for 473 patients
† Failure to increase CD4 count by ≥ 50 cells/μl at 6 months on ART
‡ First detectable viral load between 6 and12 months of ART (median: 5.21
[IQR: 4.63-5.81] log copies/ml).
Table 1: Descriptive characteristics of cohort (n=691).