The Edinburgh City Hospital cohort: analysis of enrollment, progression and mortality by baseline covariates

R P Brettle, A J McNeil, S M Gore, A G Bird, C S Leen, A Richardson

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Abstract

We describe baseline characteristics, enrollment, progression and mortality of the Edinburgh City Hospital HIV cohort. There were 431 men and 191 (31%) women; 439 (71%) infected via injection drug use (IDU); 92 (15%) via homosexual intercourse; 84 (13%) via heterosexual intercourse and 7 from blood products. Median annual rate of CD4 cell loss was 49 (90% range: 15-146); Both homosexual men and patients aged > 40 years at enrollment lost CD4 cells significantly more quickly. In multifactorial analysis controlled for baseline CD4 count and IgA, there was no gender effect, but young patients (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)479-91
Number of pages13
JournalQJM: An International Journal of Medicine
Volume88
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1995

Keywords

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Adult
  • CD4 Lymphocyte Count
  • Cohort Studies
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • HIV Infections
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prognosis
  • Scotland
  • Survival Rate

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