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Table 1 Characteristics and outcomes of patients ever started on antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Malawi up to June 30th, 2015

From: Act local, think global: how the Malawi experience of scaling up antiretroviral treatment has informed global policy

  Number (%)
Total ART clinic registrations (these include first-time ART initiations, re-initiations after treatment interruption and patients transferring from one site to another) 1,025,754 (100)
Registration type:
 First time ART initiations
 ART re-initiations after treatment interruption
 ART transfers from one clinic to another
820,367
11,520
193,867
(80)
(1)
(19)
Gender at ART initiation:
 Male
 Female
  Non-pregnant
  Pregnant
369,284
656,470
536,145
120,325
(36)
(64)
(82)
(18)
Age at ART initiation:
 Adults aged 15 years and above
 Children 0–14 years
936,603
89,151
(91)
(9)
Reason for starting ART:
 Presumed severe HIV disease
 Confirmed HIV infection—WHO Stage 1 or 2
 Confirmed HIV infection—WHO Stage 3
 Confirmed HIV infection—WHO Stage 4
 Unknown
3520
447,066
467,590
100,379
7199
(<1)
(43)
(47)
(10)
(<1)
Primary outcomes by 30 June 2015:a
 Alive on ART
 Lost to follow up
 Stopped ART
 Died
565,105
174,554
3366
77,342
(69)
(21)
(<1)
(10)
Total died:
 Died month 1
 Died month 2
 Died month 3
 Died month 4 and later
19,087
11,998
7075
39,182
(25)
(16)
(9)
(50)
  1. ART antiretroviral therapy, WHO World Health Organization, HIV human immunodeficiency virus
  2. athese are primary outcomes for those who were first-time ART initiations (N = 820367
  3. The data are taken and modified from reference 4