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Table 5 Distribution of all severely malnourished children by malnutrition type, cellular immunological category and HIV status.

From: Severe malnutrition with and without HIV-1 infection in hospitalised children in Kampala, Uganda: differences in clinical features, haematological findings and CD4+cell counts

  HIV-positive children n (%) HIV-uninfected children n (%) Total
Oedema n = 53 n = 119 n = 172
CD4+ ≥ 25%* 28 (53) 119 (100) 171 (99)
CD4+ 15%–24%** 15 (28) 0 (0) 0 (0)
CD4+ < 15%*** 10 (19) 0 (0) 1 (1)
No oedema n = 70 n = 73 n = 143
CD4+ ≥ 25%* 15 (21) 50 (69) 65 (45)
CD4+ 15%–24%** 22 (31) 15 (20) 37 (26)
CD4+ < 15%*** 33 (62) 8 (11) 41 (29)
  1. *No evidence of suppression, **Evidence of moderate suppression, ***Severe suppression