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Table 1 Total deaths of known HIV serostatus and available verbal autopsy (VA) deaths, by age and HIV status.

From: Using verbal autopsy to assess the prevalence of HIV infection among deaths in the ART period in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study, 2006-2008

Age group (years) VA assessed/total (%)
  HIV-positive HIV-negative Deaths known HIV status
   13-24 4/7 (57.1%) 19/29 (65.5%) 23/36 (63.9%)
   25-34 20/24 (83.3%) 19/22 (86.4%) 39/46 (84.8%)
   35-44 12/16 (75.0%) 13/20 (65.0%) 25/36 (69.4%)
   45-54 12/13 (92.3%) 12/16 (75.0%) 24/29 (82.8%)
   55-64 7/9 (77.8%) 28/36 (77.8%) 35/45 (77.8%)
   65+ 4/6 (66.7%) 114/135 (84.4%) 118/141 (83.7%)
Total 59/75 (78.7%) 205/258 (80.1%) 264/333 (79.3%)
Mean (SD) age (years)    
   VA assessed 41.2 (14.0) 61.4 (22.0) 56.9 (22.1)
   Not assessed 40.1 (16.2) 54.9 (25.2) 51.5 (24.2)
All deaths 41.0 (14.4) 60.1 (22.8) 55.8 (22.6)