Table 1.

Patient Characteristics at Initial Visit (n = 67)

Sex
 Female51%
 Male49%
Race
 Black54%
 Hispanic15%
 White25%
 Other 6%
CDC stage
 N (1–3) 5%
 A (1–3)25%
 B (1–3)46%
 C (1–3)24%
Route of infection
 Vertical94%
 Blood products 6%
Age, mean6.8 y
(SD: 3.7 y)
CD4 count, mean748 cells/mm3
(SD: 710)
CD4z score, mean−1.80 (SD = 1.31)
Viral load, median25 471 copies
(range: 359–688 116)
Megesterol acetate use10%
Height zscore−1.1 (SD = 1.4)
Weight zscore−0.6 (SD = 1.2)
Weight-for-height zscore0.4 (SD = 1.0)
TSF percentile39 (SD = 31)
AMC percentile55 (SD = 29)