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Table 4 Proportion of Children Immuno-suppressed by Age Category stratified by WHO clinical stage.

From: Utility of total lymphocyte count as a surrogate marker for CD4 counts in HIV-1 infected children in Kenya

WHO Clinical Stage Age group in months Severely depressed CD4 count Frequency (%) Depressed TLC Frequency (%) No. of Children
Stage 1-2 <12 12 (60) 1 (5) 20
  12-35 9 *(35) 1 (3.8) 26
  36-59 4 (13) 5 (16.1) 31
  >59 5 (26) 7 (36.8) 19
  All 30 (31) 14 (14.6) 96
Stage 3-4 <12 44 (71) 12 (19.4) 62
  12-35 52 (51) 14 (13.7) 102
  36-59 35 (40) 14 (16.1) 87
  >59 64 (46) 51 (36.7) 139
  All 195 (50) 91 (23.3) 390
ALL   225 (46) 105 (21.6) 486*
  1. *One child in this age category did not have WHO clinical stage excluded from this table