TABLE 2.

Percutaneous Exposure to Blood Infected With HIV: Risk Factors for HIV Transmission4

Risk FactorAdjusted Odds Ratio*95% CI
Deep injury156.0–41
Visible blood on device6.22.2–21
Procedure involving needle in artery or vein4.31.7–12
Terminal illness in source patient5.62.0–16
Postexposure use of ZDV0.190.06–0.52
  • * Based on logistic regression analysis of 33 case patients and 665 controls reported by national surveillance systems in France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States.