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Table 1 305 patients participated in the survey, with the majority being male (251/82.3%)

From: Implementation of EACS vaccination recommendations among people living with HIV

Characteristics of the participants at baseline
Total number of Patients 305
Sex—no. (%)
 Female 54 (17.7)
 Male 251 (82.3)
Age—yr
 Mean 48
 Median (interquartile range) 49 (47–51)
CD4 + T cell count (/μl)
 Median (interquartile range) 543 (304–770)
 CD4 + T cell count ≥ 200/μl—no (%) 297 (97.4)
 CD4 + Nadir 260.1
HIV RNA copies/no. (%)
  < 40 copies/ml 289 (94.8)
  > 40copies/ml 16 (5.2)
 Mean copies/ml 1208.2
 Immunization card upon presentation—no. (%) 270 (88.5)
 Male 226 (90.0)
 Female 44 (81.5%)
  1. The mean age upon presentation was 48 years. In the case of 289 (94.8% PLWH), the viral load was not detectable, while the mean number of copies for the remaining 16 PLWH was 1208.2/ml. A CD4 + cell count of at least 200/ μl, making patients eligible for vaccination was observed in 297 cases (97.4%)