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Table 2 Characteristics of persons included in the cohort of HIV-infected subjects, and number and rate of deaths according to these characteristics; Navarre, Spain, 1999-2006

From: Mortality by causes in HIV-infected adults: comparison with the general population

  HIV-infected subjects Deaths P-value
  N % Person-years N Rate per 1000 person-years  
Sex       <0.001
   Male 781 68 4734 162 34.2  
   Female 364 32 2379 48 20.2  
Risk categories       <0.001
   Injecting drug users 721 63 4839 162 33.5  
   Homo-/bisexual men 85 7 478 5 10.5  
   Heterosexual 263 23 1328 34 25.6  
   Other/unknown 76 7 877 9 10.3  
Country of origin       0.398
   Spain 1024 89 6655 200 30.0  
   Other 121 11 458 10 21.8  
AIDS-defining condition       <0.001
   Yes 402 35 1967 132 67.1  
   No 743 65 5146 78 15.2  
Year of HIV diagnosis       <0.001
   1990 or before 307 27 1744 76 43.6  
   1991-1995 354 31 1779 75 42.2  
   1996-1999 242 21 1787 35 19.6  
   2000-2006 242 21 1802 24 13.3  
Total 1145 100 7113 210 29.5  
  1. P value for comparison of rates within categories.