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Table 4 Comparison of overall hospital inpatient and outpatient visit rates stratified by CD4 count

From: Healthcare utilization of patients accessing an African national treatment program

  CD4 count ≤ 50 cells/μl CD4 count > 50 cells/μl
Period on ART Initial no. of Patients Inpatient Days/100 PYO Outpatient Visits/100 PYO Initial no. of Patients Inpatient Days/100 PYO Outpatient Visits/100 PYO
Pre-treatment 67 3838 253 144 1945 199
0–16 weeks 61 1315 182 139 691 93
17–32 weeks 51 53 112 130 281 79
33–48 weeks 47 645 132 128 139 75
49–112 weeks 38 214 109 94 16 57
  1. CD4 count refers to that recorded at admission to program. PYO: Patient years of observation.