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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of studied MNH patients with KS, non-KS tumors and reactive lesions in association with HIV serostatus

From: Human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) sero-detection and HIV association in Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), non-KS tumors and non-neoplastic conditions

Histological diagnosis Age characteristics (years) Age-group (years) Sex HIV serostatus Overall cohort(Years)
   Adults (≥15) Children (<15) Male Female Positive Negative  
Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) [120 cases] Mean age 35.8 na* 36.6 32.7 35.5 37.2 35.6
  Age-Range 17–70 na* 12–70 17–65 12–70 19–65 12–70
Total (%)   119 (99.2) 1 (0.8) 88 (73.3) 32 (26.7) 93 (77.5) 27 (22.5) 120 (100.0)
Non-KS malignancies [24 cases] Mean age 36.5 8.5 31.1 22.4 na * 29.6 29.2
  Age-Range 15–63 5–14 5–63 7–27 na * 5–63 5–63
Total (%)   18 (75.0) 6 (25.0) 18 (75.0) 6 (25.0) 1 (4.2) 23 (95.8) 24 (100.0)
Non-malignant cases [40 cases] Mean age 34.9 8.0 37.5 26.1 31.8 31.2 31.6
  Age-Range 18–52 2–11 9–52 2–47 2–52 9–44 2–52
Total (%)   36 (90.0) 4 (10.0) 21 (52.5) 19 (47.59 28 (70.0) 12 (30.0) 40 (100.0)
Grand total (%)   173 (94.0) 11 (6.0) 127 (69.0) 57 (31.0) 122 (66.3) 62 (33.7) 184 (100.0)
  1. Key: na = not applicable, * = only one case available.