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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 55
HIV patients age 18 and over with CD4 cell count less than 50 who received MAC prophylaxisa, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Percent SE
Total   87.5 1.5
Age 18-44 86.0 1.8
45 and over 91.4 2.3
Gender Male 88.3 1.6
Female 84.8 3.2
Health insurance Private 84.6 4.1
Medicaid/dual eligible 90.3 2.0
Medicare 88.1 3.6
Other/uninsured 86.8 3.9
Race White 84.7 3.3
Black 87.8 1.9
Hispanic 89.5 3.5
Asian * *
AI/AN * *

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; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error.

Source: HIV Research Network.

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