TABLE 4

Median Time Between HIV Diagnosis and Entry Into Care by Selected Characteristics

nMedian, dP
Testing facilitya,b
    Health care3725<.05
    Non–health care9108
High povertya,c
    Yes2628.79
    No1532
Risk group male
    MSM1528.70
    Heterosexual927
Age, ya
    <172228.64
    ≥172631
Gendera
    Male2428.41
    Female2433
Previous HIV testa
    Yes2335.23
    No2523
Symptomsa
    Yes2423.22
    No2432
  • a Analysis excluded 9 adolescents who were pregnant at the time of diagnosis and 2 whose dates of diagnoses were unknown.

  • b Analysis excluded 2 adolescents whose testing facility was unknown.

  • c Analysis excluded 7 adolescents whose area of residence was unknown.