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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of HIV-infected and uninfected individuals

From: Low HDL-cholesterol among HIV-1 infected and HIV-1 uninfected individuals in Nairobi, Kenya

Characteristic HIV infected HIV uninfected
  Median(IQR) or N(%) Median(IQR) or N(%)
  n = 99 n = 97
Age(years)
  < 25 10 (10) 11 (11)
 25–34 58 (58) 47 (48)
 35–44 24 (24) 29 (30)
 ≥45 7 (7) 10 (10)
Sex (Male) 49 (49) 49 (51)
BMI (mg/kg2)
 <18.5 (underweight) 0 2 (2)
 18.5 - <25 (normal) 44 (44) 44 (45)
 25 - <30 (overweight) 33 (33) 28 (29)
  ≥ 30 (obese) 19 (19) 21 (22)
Blood pressure (mmHg)
 Normotensive (<130/85) 66 (66) 63 (65)
 Elevated BP (≥130/≥85) 10 (10) 7 (7)
 Systolic HTN (>130) 16 (16) 24 (25)
 Diastolic HTN (>85) 7 (7) 3 (3)
Smoking
 Never 67 (67) 77 (79)
 Past 22 (22) 9 (9)
 Current 10 (10) 11 (11)
Social Economic Status
 Low (<Median = USD 138) 47 (47) 46 (47)
 High (>Median = USD 138) 48 (48) 49 (51)
CD4 Cell count (cells/μl) 393 (57–729) -
  <350 34 (39) -
  >350 53 (61) -
Viral Load (>1000copies/ml) 90 (90) -
log10 VL 4.53 (3.2–5.8) -