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Table 4 Number of episodes per year for the 12 most frequent overall AIDS-defining conditions

From: AIDS-defining illnesses among patients with HIV in Singapore, 1985 to 2001: results from the Singapore HIV Observational Cohort Study (SHOCS)

Condition 1986–1995 1996–1999 2000–2001 Total
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia 94 (26.7) 197 (23.6) 146 (26.3) 437 (25.1)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 38 (10.8) 145 (17.4) 100 (18.0) 283 (16.2)
Cytomegalovirus retinitis 34 (9.7) 85 (10.2) 47 (8.5) 166 (9.5)
Candidiasis, esophageal or tracheobronchial 16 (4.5) 70 (8.4) 50 (9.0) 136 (7.8)
Herpes simplex, chronic mucocutaneous 27 (7.7) 71 (8.5) 45 (8.1) 143 (8.2)
Mycobacterium avium, disseminated 22 (6.3) 86 (10.3) 33 (5.9) 141 (8.1)
Cytomegalovirus disease 29 (8.2) 46 (5.5) 39 (7.0) 114 (6.5)
Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary 19 (5.4) 34 (4.1) 31 (5.6) 84 (4.8)
Toxoplasmosis of the brain 19 (5.4) 24 (2.9) 20 (3.6) 63 (3.6)
Mycobacterium, species unidentified 7 (2.0) 14 (1.7) 13 (2.3) 34 (2.0)
Kaposi's sarcoma 15 (4.3) 6 (0.7) 2 (0.4) 23 (1.3)
Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal 3 (0.9) 9 (1.1) 7 (1.3) 19 (1.1)
Total1 352 (100) 834 (100) 556 (100) 1742 (100)
  1. This table shows the new and recurrent episodes combined. Figure in brackets are the percentages for each time period. 1Total also includes AIDS-defining conditions other than the 12 most frequent.