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Table 3 Median CD4 cell count of HIV positive clients who had a POC CD4 test result available at mobile HIV testing services in Cape Town, South Africa from 2014 to 2016

From: Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile units and linkage to HIV care: an evaluation of community-based mobile HIV testing services in South Africa

 POC CD4
test done
Median
CD4 cell count (IQR)
p-value*
Total640429 (290–584) 
Sex
Males258370 (273–501)< 0.001
Females382464 (297–641) 
Age (years)
12–1836565 (445–764)< 0.001**
19–24109452 (327–617) 
25–29135454 (354–589) 
30–39235392 (253–552) 
40–4978431 (254–586) 
50+46422 (255–532) 
Previously tested for HIV
No80352 (246–565)0.047
Yes560438 (294–586) 
TB positive diagnosis
No638432 (290–585)0.029
Yes2118 (50–186) 
  1. POC point-of-care, IQR interquartile range, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, TB tuberculosis
  2. * Mann–Whitney U-test, unless stated otherwise
  3. ** Kruskall-wallis test