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Table 2 Median CD4 changes in the different age groups

From: Effect of emergency major abdominal surgery on CD4 cell count among HIV positive patients in a sub Saharan Africa tertiary hospital - a prospective study

  Median CD4 change in HIV-ve Median CD4 change in HIV + ve
Age groups No Pre – 1stPOD 1st– 7thPOD −7thPOD No Pre - 1stPOD 1st– 7thPOD 7thPOD
< 20 14 - 210 + 79 - 86.5 1 + 240 + 37 + 277
20–40 40 - 49.5 + 77.5 + 28 19 - 29 + 65 + 26
> 40 22 - 70.5 + 208.5 + 161.5 5 - 120 + 186 + 78
Gender         
Male 54 - 56 + 95 + 39 18 - 55 + 77.5 + 14.5
Female 22 - 101.5 91.5 - 20 7 - 6 + 32 + 78
  1. iqr = interquartile range of median value.