Table 1– Baseline characteristics for the study population and the total HIV population seen in the outpatient clinic
QFT-IT screened HIV positiveAll HIV positive
Subjects n5221122
Males422 (80)812 (72)
HIV status
 AIDS123 (22)230 (15)
 ART435 (83)858 (76)
CD4 cell count531499
 0–99 cells·μL−19 (2)19 (3)
 100–199 cells·μL−125 (5)37 (6)
 200–300 cells·μL−148 (9)69 (10)
 >300 cells·μL−1434 (84)546 (81)
Caucasian412 (79)878 (78)
Non-Caucasian#110 (21)244 (22)
  • Data are presented as n (%) or mean, unless otherwise stated. There was no statistically significant difference between the two groups. QFT-IT: Quantiferon-TB Gold In-Tube; ART: antiretroviral treatment. #: defined as persons born in Africa, Asia or Latin America.