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Table 2 Clinical factors of HIV infected children and youth, Constanta, Romania 1999 2000

From: The burden of pediatric HIV/AIDS in Constanta, Romania: a cross-sectional study

Clinical Factors N %
Transmission   
Perinatal 72 (9%)
Transfusion 231 (30%)
Parenteral 459 (60%)
Year of Diagnosis   
90-92 270 (35%)
93-94 149 (20%)
95-97 231 (30%)
98-99 112 (15%)
Age at Diagnosis   
Mean (SD) 8.5 (2.1)
CDC Clinical Category   
A 135 (18%)
B 320 (42%)
C 306 (40%)
AIDS   
Yes 306 (40%)
Antiretroviral therapy   
Yes 325 (43%)
PCP chemoprophylaxis   
Yes 540 (71%)
Hospitalization for HIV disease   
Yes 96 (13%)