Table 2 Comparison of characteristics between the groups of PLWH with confirmed positive and negative anti-SARS-CoV-2 serostatus

From: HIV and SARS-CoV-2 co-infection: cross-sectional findings from a German ‘hotspot’

  Serostatus p value
  Positive (n = 9) Negative (n = 491)
Age, years, median (IQR) 41 (38;57) 51 (42;57) 0.296
Male sex, % 100.0 82.7 0.369
Munich citizens, % 77.8 57.8 0.316
Homosexual transmission risk, % 55.6 53.6 1.000
Caucasian ethnicity, % 77.8 87.6 0.316
African ethnicity, % 11.1 5.5 0.407
HIV-RNA level below 50 copies/mL, % 88.9 93.3 0.472
CD4 cells [cells/µL], median (IQR) 790.0 714.0 0.244
CD4 cell count [cells/µL], median (IQR) (615;1220) (553;923)  
  1. Due to the marked differences in the sizes of both groups, frequencies are only displayed as percentages instead of absolute numbers. Asterisks marking p values < 0.05