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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Nurse led, primary care based antiretroviral treatment versus hospital care: a controlled prospective study in Swaziland

  Intervention
(317)
Control
(157)
Pvalue
Female (%, n) 67% (212) 68% (106) 0.9
Age (years, mean, standard deviation) 39.3 (10.9) 40.0 (11.8) 0.7
CD4 (most recent, mean, standard deviation) 373 (204) 407 (206) 0.2
Weight (kg, most recent, mean, standard deviation) 62.7 (10.9) 64.8 (12.4) 0.07
Stage IV at start of ART (%, n) 20% (64) 22% (35) 0.6
Time on ART at start (days, mean, standard deviation) 347 (278) 506 (334) < 0.0001
Length of follow-up (days, mean, standard deviation) 267 (48) 242 (53) < 0.0001
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