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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of ART-purchasing persons in 2016

From: HIV treatment regimens and adherence to national guidelines in Australia: an analysis of dispensing data from the Australian pharmaceutical benefits scheme

Characteristic ART-purchasing cohort N = 1995 n (%)
Male gender 1765 (88.5%)
Age (median, range)a 49 (1–88)
 ≤25 52 (2.6%)
 26 to 35 242 (12.1%)
 36 to 45 463 (23.2%)
 46 to 55 693 (34.7%)
 56 to 65 374 (18.7%)
 66 to 75 134 (6.7%)
 76 to 85 36 (1.8%)
 ≥86 < 3 (< 0.15%)b
State of prescription purchase
 NSW 787 (39.4%)
 VIC 556 (27.9%)
 QLD 344 (17.2%)
 WA 154 (7.7%)
 SA 90 (4.5%)
 TAS 24 (1.2%)
 ACT 29 (1.5%)
 NT 11 (0.6%)
  1. aAge was calculated as the number of years from the year of birth to 2016
  2. bWhere results are based on less than 3 patients in the sample, a condition of data release is that the results are to be replaced with < 3