Table 6.

Comparative value of CD4 count percentages from different countries

CountryComparative CD4 count percentage for the indicated age groupaSource or reference
Cord blood0–3 mo3–6 mo6–12 mo12–24 mo2–6 yr
Cameroon44 (34–57)41 (32–57)37 (25–51)38 (28–48)34 (21–46)35 (26–44)This study
United States52 (35–64)46 (35–56)41 (32–51)38 (28–47)37 (31–47)19
Netherlands46.7 (40.2–61.9)43.2 (37.6–46.4)*43.5 (29.8–63.4)42.4 (33.0–55.0)25
Malawi39 (29–49)*36 (27–44)10
Kenya39.9 (37.8–42.2)33.9 (31.7–36.1)3
Zambia36 (22–48)†34 (23–49)‡12
Uganda31.9 (18.7–44.4)†33.5 (18.8–45.8)‡9
Saudi Arabia45.6 (28–62)†40.5 (29–50)18
Ethiopia46 (35–67)23
  • a *, Values for children 0 to 6 months old; †, values for children less than 12 months old; ‡, values for children 1 to 6 years old.