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Table 1 Characteristics of the population

From: Observational study of continuity of HIV care following release from correctional facilities in South Africa

 n (%)
Sex
 Male301 (86)
 Female50 (14)
Age group, years
 18–35196 (56)
  > 35155 (44)
Country of origin
 South Africa325 (92)
 Lesotho3 (1)
 Mozambique7 (2)
 Zimbabwe16 (4)
Place where received HIV diagnosis
 Correctional center211 (60)
 Not within justice system134 (38)
 Unknown6 (2)
Started ART during index incarceration
 No85 (24)
 Yes266 (76)
Duration of incarceration
  < 1 year159 (44)
 1–2 years55 (16)
  > 2 years137 (39)
Last CD4 count prior to release, cells/mm3
  ≤ 20043 (20)
 201–35073 (33)
 351–50048 (22)
  > 50048 (22)
 No CD4 count available55 (25)
ART supply provided on release
  < 30 days80 (23)
 30–59 days96 (27)
 60–89 days51 (14)
  ≥ 90 days22 (6)
 Missing102 (29)