Table 3: Average changes in selected variables over each six month interval.

Mean ± SD (P-value)

Interval 1:Interval 2:
pre-ART to 6 months post-ART6 to 12 months post-ART
( 𝑁 = 8 1 )( 𝑁 = 7 5 )

CD4 count (cells/μL)65.6 ± 97.2 (<0.001)32.4 ± 101.0 (0.01)
Log Viral Load (copies/mL)−2.8 ± 1.5 (<0.001)−0.1 ± 0.9 (0.28)
Weight (kg)3.1 ± 4.8 (<0.001)0.8 ± 3.0 (0.02)
% Weight change6.2 ± 9.6 (<0.001)1.3 ± 5.5 (0.01)
BMI (kg/m2)1.1 ± 1.7 (<0.001)0.3 ± 1.1 (0.05)
Fat-free mass (kg)1.5 ± 3.0 (<0.001)0.5 ± 2.3 (0.05)
Fat-free mass (%)−1.7 ± 4.0 (<0.001)−0.3 ± 3.2 (0.48)
Fat mass (kg)1.6 ± 2.9 (<0.001)0.3 ± 2.3 (0.27)
Fat mass (%)1.7 ± 4.0 (<0.001)0.3 ± 3.2 (0.48)