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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of HIV-1-infected

From: Sex-related differences in markers of immune activation in virologically suppressed HIV-infected patients

ParametersAll populationFemaleMalepvalue
Mean ± SDMedian with IQRn(n%)Mean ± SDMedian with IQRn(n%)Mean ± SDMedian with IQRn(n%)
Age (years)45 ± 847(44–52)-49 ± 551(45–52)-43 ± 946 (37–48)-0.067
Gender (female)--15 (50)-------
Smokers--17 (57)--6 (40)--11 (73)0.762
BMI (Kg/m2)23 ± 323 (21–25) 22 ± 421(19–24) 23 ± 224(22–25)-0.373
Race (Caucasian)--29 (97)- 14 (93)--15 (100)0.987
Years on ART (years)12 ± 911 (5–19)-17 ± 615(11–22)-9 ± 95(1–15)-0.012
Years HIV diagnosis (years)12 ± 911(5–19)-17 ± 615(11–22)-9 ± 95(1–15)-0.014
CD4+ actual (cells/mm3)744 ± 299708 (623–886)-790 ± 275789 (692–886)-718 ± 317667 (623–825)-0.560
CD4+ (%)33 ± 1134 (30–38)-38 ± 536 (30–38)-30 ± 1232 (24–37)-0.032
CD4+ nadir (cells/mm3)283 ± 223301 (74–382)-182 ± 144163 (74–278)-321 ± 239322 (109–522) 0.117
HCV infection--3 (10)--1 (7)--2 (13)0.922
HIV-RNA actual (copies/mL)< 37--< 37--<37--1.000
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, ART antiretroviral therapy