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Table 3 Population rates* of late entry into HIV care (100,000 population), as defined by standard and extended criteria. Brazil (2003–2006)

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

Characteristics Female by age bracket Male by age bracket Total by age bracket
  15 to 29 30 to 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 to 29 30 to 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 to 29 30 to 59 ≥ 60 Total
Standard criterion
Brazil 4.4 10.5 1.8 7.0 6.5 21.3 4.1 13.3 5.3 15.5 2.9 9.9
Geopolitical region
North 4.5 9.9 1.8 6.6 7.1 18.5 3.5 11.8 5.8 14.3 2.7 9.2
Northeast 2.8 6.5 0.9 4.2 4.5 13.9 2.2 8.3 3.7 10.0 1.5 6.2
Central-West 4.6 10.6 2.7 7.3 6.6 22.1 5.6 13.9 5.6 16.3 4.1 10.6
Southeast 4.3 11.7 2.2 7.7 6.8 23.5 4.9 14.8 5.5 17.4 3.4 11.1
South 6.4 11.6 2.2 8.4 7.7 23.1 5.2 15.3 7.0 17.2 3.5 11.8
HIV testing rate§
High 5.2 12.4 2.3 8.3 8.1 26.2 5.5 16.7 6.5 18.7 3.8 12.1
Medium 4.4 9.9 1.7 6.7 5.2 18.0 2.7 11.0 4.6 13.8 1.9 8.6
Low 2.3 5.3 0.7 3.5 3.1 9.6 1.7 5.9 2.6 7.4 1.2 4.6
Extended criterion
Brazil 7.2 14.1 2.3 9.9 8.8 26.4 5.1 16.8 8.0 20.0 3.6 13.2
Geopolitical region
North 7.4 13.5 2.3 9.6 9.4 23.2 4.4 15.0 8.4 18.5 3.4 12.3
Northeast 4.4 8.5 1.1 5.8 6.0 17.2 2.7 10.5 5.2 12.6 1.8 8.1
Central-West 8.1 14.0 3.3 10.5 9.5 27.7 6.7 17.9 8.8 20.8 5.0 14.2
Southeast 7.2 15.9 2.6 10.9 9.5 29.6 5.9 19.1 8.4 22.5 4.0 14.8
South 11.9 16.9 2.8 13.2 11.1 29.6 6.6 20.0 11.5 23.1 4.5 16.5
HIV testing rate§
High 8.7 16.8 3.0 11.9 11.3 33.0 7.0 21.4 10.0 24.5 4.7 16.5
Medium 6.8 13.4 1.6 9.3 6.6 22.2 2.9 13.6 6.7 17.7 2.2 11.4
Low 3.7 7.0 0.9 4.8 4.0 11.4 2.2 7.1 3.8 9.2 1.5 6.0
  1. *Average for 2003 to 2006.
  2. §High = > 10 tests/1,000 population; Medium = from 1.01 to 10 tests/1,000 population; Low = ≤ 1 test/1,000 population.