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Table 1 Characteristics of 877 patients admitted to the Hospital, Malawi 2004–2010

From: Hospital admissions from a pediatric HIV care and treatment program in Malawi

  Number Percent
Sex
 Female 410 46.8
 Male 467 53.2
Number of Admissions
 1 685 78.1
 2 152 17.3
 3 21 2.4
 4–8 19 2.2
Patient Status as of October 2010
 Active 393 44.8
 Died 270 30.8
 Lost to follow-up 95 10.8
 Transferred out 119 13.6
Age at First Admission
  ≤ 11 months 218 24.9
 12–23 months 229 26.1
 24–35 months 106 12.1
 36–59 months 101 11.5
 60–119 months 117 13.3
 120–179 months 78 8.9
  > 180 months 28 3.2
Time from Clinic Enrollment to First Admission
 First Visit 208 23.7
 1–30 days 157 17.9
 31–90 days 163 18.6
 90–365 days 207 23.6
  > 365 days 142 16.2