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Clinical Study

Comparison of the Minimental State Examination Scale and the International HIV Dementia Scale in Assessing Cognitive Function in Nigerian HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

Table 1

Baseline data and cognitive scores for participants in the study.

VariablesHIV-positive (cases)
HIV-negative (controls)

 Male71 (34.1%)35 (28.9%)0.39
 Female137 (65.9%)86 (71.1%)
Mean age (years)36.8 ± 8.338.0 ± 8.40.21
Mean CD4 count ± SD (cells/mm3)257.2N/A
Mean score MMSE ± SD27.7 ± 1.827.8 ± 1.80.54
Mean score IHIDS ± SD8.36 ± 3.110.7 ± 0.90.0001

N/A: not applicable.

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