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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 60
HIV patients age 18 and over with CD4 cell count less than 50 who received MAC prophylaxis,a by race, United States, 2003
    Total White Black Hispanic Other
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 84.3 1.2 81.2 2.8 85.5 1.5 84.2 2.8 * *
Age 18-44 85.6 1.4 84.3 3.2 86.1 1.7 84.4 3.2 100.0 0.0
45 and over 81.4 2.3 73.7 5.9 84.2 2.8 83.7 5.3 62.5 18.3
Gender Male 84.3 1.4 82.7 2.9 85.0 1.8 83.9 3.1 * *
Female 84.5 2.4 * * 86.6 2.6 85.3 6.2 * *
Health insurance Private 85.0 4.6 * * 82.4 6.6 * * * *
Medicaid/dual eligible 86.8 1.7 79.7 5.3 88.2 2.0 88.0 3.6 * *
Medicare 82.7 3.4 80.0 5.7 85.7 4.4 * * * *
Other/uninsured 86.8 2.8 * * 87.5 3.5 93.8 4.3 * *

a For HIV patients having at least two CD4 tests < 50 during the year.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: MAC: Mycobacterium avium complex; SE: standard error.

Source: HIV Research Network.

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