Table 1

Summary of study participant characteristics (n=15)

PseudonymSexAge rangeNumber of years diagnosed as HIV positiveCD4+* count at diagnosisLow CD4+* nadirGold mining-related activity
1AlineFLate 30s3302104Married to a gold miner
2AndersonMLate 30s61515Former gold miner
3AndréMMid-40s1No
4FelipeMEarly 40s4200199No
5AnaFEarly 40s4233233Former gold miner
6JanainaFEarly 60s5136136Married to a gold miner
7JoãoMMid-40s6281105No
8JuliaFMid-40s65656No
9JulianoMEarly 30s11<350 (Amapá,
Brazil)
<350 (Amapá,
Brazil)
No
10OscarMMid-40s21Unknown at diagnosisUnknown at diagnosisNo
11PatriciaFLate 40s5196196No
12RosaFMid-40s6Unknown at diagnosisUnknown at diagnosisFormer gold miner
13SizinhoMLate 70s9103103Former gold miner
14TeresaFMid-40s7<350 (Amapá,
Brazil)
<350 (Amapá, Brazil)Former gold miner
15WalterMMid-40s5164164Former gold miner
  • *CD4+ in cells 106/L.