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Table 4 Proportion of late entry into HIV care, as defined by the stricter criterion. 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 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total 15 - 29 30 - 59 ≥ 60 Total
Brazil 13.9 28.7 37.6 23.3 25.2 37.4 44.8 34.4 19.3 33.9 42.1 29.5
Geopolitical region
North 20.0 35.5 38.6 28.6 34.8 44.2 44.6 41.1 27.6 40.9 42.6 35.9
Northeast 18.6 33.7 40.9 27.7 31.8 41.6 44.2 38.8 25.1 38.6 43.0 34.1
Central-West 14.0 32.5 40.8 24.8 24.2 40.3 47.4 35.8 18.9 37.4 45.0 31.2
Southeast 12.9 28.6 39.6 23.7 23.3 36.3 47.3 33.4 18.1 33.2 44.3 29.3
South 11.7 24.3 31.2 19.2 23.1 36.3 41.0 33.0 16.4 31.3 37.2 26.4