International Journal of Chronic Diseases / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Lipid Profile in Tuberculosis Patients with and without Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Table 1

Baseline study population characteristics.

CharacteristicsHIV+TB+
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HIV−TB+
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HIV+TST+
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HIV−TST+
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HIV−TST−
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Demographic data
Median age, years39 ± 13.8
Female, (%)21 (48)24 (49)8 (47)11 (46)12 (48)
Median of BMI, kg/m2 (IQR)26.5 (24–28)27 (23.5–28)27 (23–29)27 (24.5–29)28 (26–30)
Nutritional status
Severe malnutrition, (%)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Moderate malnutrition, (%)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Mild malnutrition, (%)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Normal, (%)13 (30)16 (33)7 (41)6 (25)4 (16)
Overweight, (%)31 (70)33 (67)10 (59)18 (75)21 (84)
CD4+ T cell count
Median CD4+ count (IQR)180 (112–239.5)234 (146–345)200 (146–267)333 (234– 478)345 (234–401)0.0001
Median CD4+ T cell count ≤ 200, (%)24 (42)19 (33)6 (11)3 (5)5 (9)0.003

Data indicate medians ± standard deviations unless stated otherwise. BMI cutoff of <18. Kg/m2 was used to define underweight. A CD4+ T cell count cutoff of <200 cells/µl was used to define lymphocytopenia, (%): number of patients (percentage of patients); BMI: Body Mass Index.

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