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Table 1 Characteristics and distribution of public sector cancer cases by HIV status, 2004–2014

From: The burden of cancers associated with HIV in the South African public health sector, 2004–2014: a record linkage study

  HIV POSITIVE HIV NEGATIVE HIV UNKNOWN
Characteristic n = 46,951 Proportion (95% CI) n = 48,328 Proportion (95% CI) n = 234,001 Proportion (95% CI)
Gender
 Female 30,487 0.65(0.645–0.654) 30,032 0.62(0.617–0.626) 129,051 0.55(0.549–0.554)
 Male 16,443 0.35(0.346–0.355) 18,287 0.38(0.374–0.383) 104,413 0.45(0.444–0.448)
 Missing 21 0(0–0.001) 9 0(0–0) 538 0(0.002–0.002)
Age
 0–14 590 0.01(0.012–0.014) 2755 0.06(0.055–0.059) 3091 0.01(0.013–0.014)
 15–19 338 0.01(0.006–0.008) 582 0.01(0.011–0.013) 1331 0.01(0.005–0.006)
 20–24 1317 0.03(0.027–0.03) 742 0.02(0.014–0.016) 2407 0.01(0.01–0.011)
 25–29 3915 0.08(0.081–0.086) 1020 0.02(0.02–0.022) 4839 0.02(0.02–0.021)
 30–34 6733 0.14(0.14–0.147) 1295 0.03(0.025–0.028) 7822 0.03(0.033–0.034)
 35–39 7773 0.17(0.162–0.169) 2250 0.05(0.045–0.048) 10,468 0.04(0.044–0.046)
 40–44 7220 0.15(0.151–0.157) 3452 0.07(0.069–0.074) 14,051 0.06(0.059–0.061)
 45–49 5812 0.12(0.121–0.127) 5081 0.11(0.102–0.108) 17,996 0.08(0.076–0.078)
 50–54 4671 0.1(0.097–0.102) 6291 0.13(0.127–0.133) 22,903 0.1(0.097–0.099)
 55–59 3351 0.07(0.069–0.074) 6588 0.14(0.133–0.139) 26,590 0.11(0.112–0.115)
 60+ 4738 0.1(0.098–0.104) 17,890 0.37(0.366–0.374) 113,501 0.49(0.483–0.487)
 Missing 493 0.01(0.01–0.011) 382 0.01(0.007–0.009) 9003 0.04(0.038–0.039)
Race
 Asian 333 0.01(0.006–0.008) 826 0.02(0.016–0.018) 6869 0.03(0.029–0.03)
 Black 40,004 0.85(0.849–0.855) 25,335 0.52(0.52–0.529) 140,946 0.6(0.6–0.604)
 Coloured 2620 0.06(0.054–0.058) 10,107 0.21(0.206–0.213) 28,793 0.12(0.122–0.124)
 White 1548 0.05(0.05–0.054) 1641 0.22(0.212–0.219) 10,115 0.2(0.2–0.204)
 Missing 2446 0.03(0.031–0.035) 10,419 0.03(0.032–0.036) 47,279 0.04(0.042–0.044)
Province
 Eastern Cape 3314 0.07(0.068–0.073) 4020 0.08(0.081–0.086) 32,379 0.14(0.137–0.14)
 Free State 4364 0.09(0.09–0.096) 5178 0.11(0.104–0.11) 16,773 0.07(0.071–0.073)
 Gauteng 20,957 0.45(0.442–0.451) 15,534 0.32(0.317–0.326) 62,004 0.26(0.263–0.267)
 Kwazulu-Natal 1434 0.03(0.029–0.032) 712 0.01(0.014–0.016) 35,268 0.15(0.149–0.152)
 Limpopo 3661 0.08(0.076–0.08) 553 0.01(0.01–0.012) 15,529 0.07(0.065–0.067)
 Mpumalanga 3277 0.07(0.067–0.072) 593 0.01(0.011–0.013) 9390 0.04(0.039–0.041)
 North West 2869 0.06(0.059–0.063) 1526 0.03(0.03–0.033) 9700 0.04(0.041–0.042)
 Northern Cape 1098 0.02(0.022–0.025) 1396 0.03(0.027–0.03) 6561 0.03(0.027–0.029)
 Western Cape 5962 0.13(0.124–0.13) 18,791 0.39(0.384–0.393) 45,466 0.19(0.193–0.196)
 Missing 15 0(0–0) 25 0(0–0.001) 932 0(0.004–0.004)
Type of cancer
 NADC 17,604 0.37(0.371–0.379) 34,965 0.72(0.72–0.727) 172,260 0.74(0.734–0.738)
 ADC 27,125 0.58(0.573–0.582) 10,288 0.21(0.209–0.217) 42,992 0.18(0.182–0.185)
 Primary site unknown 2222 0.05(0.045–0.049) 3075 0.06(0.061–0.066) 18,750 0.08(0.079–0.081)
Cancer diagnosis year
 2004 1026 0.02(0.021–0.023) 1767 0.04(0.035–0.038) 23,656 0.1(0.1–0.102)
 2005 2337 0.05(0.048–0.052) 3281 0.07(0.066–0.07) 21,784 0.09(0.092–0.094)
 2006 3038 0.06(0.062–0.067) 3678 0.08(0.074–0.078) 23,101 0.1(0.098–0.1)
 2007 3616 0.08(0.075–0.079) 3882 0.08(0.078–0.083) 22,376 0.1(0.094–0.097)
 2008 4434 0.09(0.092–0.097) 4378 0.09(0.088–0.093) 22,506 0.1(0.095–0.097)
 2009 4782 0.1(0.099–0.105) 4839 0.1(0.097–0.103) 21,917 0.09(0.092–0.095)
 2010 5194 0.11(0.108–0.113) 4926 0.1(0.099–0.105) 21,279 0.09(0.09–0.092)
 2011 5714 0.12(0.119–0.125) 5485 0.11(0.111–0.116) 19,769 0.08(0.083–0.086)
 2012 5931 0.13(0.123–0.129) 5749 0.12(0.116–0.122) 21,592 0.09(0.091–0.093)
 2013 5719 0.12(0.119–0.125) 5401 0.11(0.109–0.115) 18,881 0.08(0.08–0.082)
 2014 5159 0.11(0.107–0.113) 4942 0.1(0.1–0.105) 17,141 0.07(0.072–0.074)