Late HIV diagnoses: Percentage of HIV positive persons with first CD4 cell count < 200 cells/µL

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Late HIV diagnoses: Percentage of HIV positive persons with first CD4 cell count < 200 cells/µL
What it measures

This indicator measures the proportion of people with a CD4 cell count

Rationale

As countries scale-up HIV services, it is important to monitor whether people are diagnosed at an earlier stage (or what percentage is still diagnosed at a late stage).

Numerator

Number of HIV-positive people with first CD4 cell count

Denominator

Total number of HIV-positive people with first CD4 cell count in 2011

Calculation

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