Skip to main content

Table 2 Stratified analysis of the proportion of late entry into HIV care, as defined by standard and extended criteria, and percentage increase with the use of the extended criterion. Brazil (2003–2006)

From: Late entry into HIV care: lessons from Brazil, 2003 to 2006

Characteristic Female by age bracket Male by age bracket Total by age bracket
  15 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total
Standard criterion
Brazil 23.1 42.9 55.1 35.7 37.6 53.9 61.9 49.8 30.0 49.5 59.3 43.6
Geopolitical region
North 33.8 54.9 65.9 45.7 50.5 63.0 60.9 58.8 42.4 60.0 62.5 53.4
Northeast 28.1 47.9 62.0 40.1 45.2 57.3 63.8 54.0 36.5 53.8 63.2 48.1
Central-West 24.3 49.1 60.5 38.8 37.2 59.4 69.2 53.3 30.5 55.5 66.0 47.1
Southeast 22.2 42.2 55.3 35.9 35.1 52.5 61.9 48.5 28.6 48.4 59.3 43.1
South 20.2 38.8 50.6 31.4 36.0 54.0 62.0 49.5 26.6 47.6 57.6 40.8
HIV testing rate1
High 22.5 42.0 54.9 35.1 36.2 52.6 61.3 48.5 29.2 48.4 58.8 42.7
Medium 26.4 45.5 63.2 38.6 41.8 58.1 55.4 54.0 32.9 52.8 58.3 46.8
Low 25.3 47.3 56.2 38.7 45.5 61.3 65.5 57.2 34.1 55.4 62.4 48.5
Extended criterion
Brazil 39.4 58.5 66.8 51.5 52.4 68.1 75.6 64.1 45.6 64.3 72.2 58.6
Geopolitical region
North 55.7 74.7 81.8 66.4 67.6 78.9 76.1 75.1 61.8 77.4 77.9 71.5
Northeast 43.7 62.8 71.5 55.2 60.6 71.0 79.2 68.3 52.0 67.9 76.6 62.7
Central-West 43.0 65.0 73.7 55.9 53.7 74.2 82.7 68.6 48.2 70.8 79.4 63.2
Southeast 37.4 57.3 66.4 50.9 49.3 66.3 74.1 62.3 43.3 62.7 71.1 57.4
South 37.9 56.7 65.4 49.1 51.7 69.1 78.1 64.8 43.5 63.9 73.2 57.3
HIV testing rate*
High 39.1 58.1 67.5 51.3 51.4 67.1 75.3 63.1 45.1 63.5 72.2 58.0
Medium 42.2 61.0 73.7 54.2 56.0 72.7 66.2 68.4 48.1 67.7 68.9 61.7
Low 41.8 61.9 66.4 53.9 60.5 74.4 80.0 70.8 49.9 69.1 75.5 62.9
Percentage increase with extended criterion
Brazil 70.6 36.6 21.2 44.4 39.4 26.3 22.0 28.7 52.0 29.9 21.8 34.4
Geopolitical region
North 65.1 36.1 24.1 45.3 33.9 25.2 25.0 27.7 45.8 28.8 24.6 33.9
Northeast 55.5 31.1 15.3 37.7 34.1 23.9 24.3 26.3 42.5 26.4 21.2 30.4
Central-West 77.4 32.4 21.8 44.1 44.4 25.1 19.5 28.7 58.0 27.6 20.3 34.2
Southeast 68.5 35.5 20.1 41.8 40.5 26.3 19.7 28.7 51.4 29.5 19.9 33.2
South 87.6 45.9 29.1 56.4 43.6 28.0 26.0 30.9 63.2 34.2 27.1 40.2
  1. *High = > 10 tests/1,000 population; Medium = from 1.01 to 10 tests/1,000 population; Low = ≤ 1 test/1,000 population.