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Research Article

Changes in Lipid Profiles of HIV+ Adults over Nine Months at a Harare HIV Clinic: A Longitudinal Study

Table 1

Demographics of participants ().

VariableART ()ART+ ()Total

Age/years
 Mean SD36.4 11.241.2 10.240.5 10.40.0417

Sex
 Male/ (%)6 (17.1)29 (82.9)35 (20.5)0.473
 Female/ (%)17 (12.5)119 (87.5)136 (79.5)

ART use at baseline23148171
NVP/EFV first line126 (85.2%)
ZDV/STV first line 11 (7.4%)
PI-based second line11 (7.4%)

Earnings in USD mean SD126.0 143.3 147.8 190.2144.9 184.4 0.5995

BMI mean SD23.5 4.024.8 4.924.6 4.80.2344

SBP mean SD125.0 18.8125.9 18.9125.8 18.80.8154

DBP mean SD81.9 18.881.7 15.081.7 15.50.9558

Note: level of significance is set at P < 0.05; -test comparison of means; Pearson chi-squared test; SD: standard deviation; BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure in mmHg; DBP: diastolic blood pressure in mmHg; ART: antiretroviral therapy naïve at baseline; ART+: antiretroviral therapy experienced at baseline; NVP: nevirapine; EFV: efavirenz; ZDV: zidovudine; STV: stavudine; PI: protease inhibitor.

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