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Table 2 Baseline demographic characteristics of AHD patients (2013–2018), N = 1315

From: Implementation of WHO guidelines on management of advanced HIV disease and its impact among TB co-infected patients in Tanzania: a retrospective follow-up study

Characteristic Before guideline for management of AHD (n = 587) n (%) After introduction of guideline for management of AHD (n = 728) n (%) Total (N = 1315) n (%)
Age (years), n = 1293
 0–14 35 (6.0) 43 (5.9) 78 (5.9)
 15–24 22 (3.8) 30 (4.1) 52 (4.0)
 25–34 152 (25.9) 165 (22.7) 317 (24.1)
 35–44 205 (34.9) 240 (33.0) 445 (33.8)
 45–54 110 (18.7) 156 (21.4) 266 (20.2)
 55–64 38 (6.5) 68 (9.4) 106 (8.1)
 65 +  14 (2.4) 15 (2.1) 29 (2.2)
 Missing 11 (1.9) 11 (1.5) 22 (1.7)
 Median age (IQR) 38 (31, 46) 40 (32, 48) 39 (31, 47)
Sex
 Male 221 (37.7) 317 (43.5) 538 (40.9)
 Female 359 (61.2) 408 (56.0) 767 (58.3)
 Missing 7 (1.2) 3 (0.4) 10 (0.8)
Location of district
 Rural 122 (20.8) 132 (18.1) 254 (19.3)
 Urban 465 (79.2) 596 (81.9) 1061 (80.7)
Referral
 OPD 130 (22.2) 287 (39.4) 417 (31.7)
 MCH 10 (1.7) 15 (2.1) 25 (1.9)
 Self-referral 298 (50.8) 228 (31.3) 526 (40.0)
 TB/DOTS 49 (8.4) 41 (5.6) 90 (6.8)
 other 48 (8.2) 74 (10.2) 122 (9.3)
 Missing 52 (8.9) 83 (11.4) 135 (10.3)
TB Status
 TB patient 45 (7.7) 57 (7.8) 102 (7.8)
 Not TB patient 531 (90.4) 647 (88.9) 1178 (89.6)
 Unknown 11 (1.9) 24(3.3) 35 (2.7)