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Table 2 Demographic and medical data regarding a Swedish sample of HIV-infected persons before the start of PI-ART (n = 72)

From: The two-year impact of first generation protease inhibitor based antiretroviral therapy (PI-ART) on health-related quality of life

   No. of subjects Percentage  
Mode of transmission    
   Male to male 69 96  
   Female to male/male to female 3 4  
Working status    
   Full or part time work/studies 36 50  
   Sick leave or disability pension 31 43  
   Not stated 5 7  
Education    
   Compulsory school 13 18  
   Upper secondary school/high school 27 38  
   University studies 27 38  
   Not stated 5 7  
Having a partner:     
   Yes/no 30/41 42/57  
   not stated 1 1  
CD4 count, cells × 106 l-1: median    127
  range    1–660
HIV RNA, log10 copies ml-1: median    4.87
  range    2.70–6.18
Time since first start of antiretroviral treatment, months: mean    33
  SD    31.6
  1. PI-ARTProtease inhibitor based antiretroviral therapy; SDStandard deviation