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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Participants

From: Adverse events in Chinese human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients receiving first line antiretroviral therapy

VariablesMean ± SD /N(%)
Sex
 Female11 (2.3%)
 Male463 (97.7%)
Age, years34.0 ± 10.1
 18–29193 (40.7%)
 30–39168 (35.4%)
 40–4967 (14.1%)
  ≥ 5046 (9.7%)
Marital status
 Married/common law marriage107 (22.6%)
 Single/divorced/widowed367 (77.4%)
Years of Education
  ≤ 9 years88 (18.6%)
 10–12 years75 (15.8%)
  ≥ 13 years311 (65.6%)
Route of HIV infection
 Homosexual transmission427 (90.1%)
 Heterosexual transmission26 (5.5%)
 Intravenous drug use0 (0%)
 Others21 (4.4%)
BMI, kg/m222.3 ± 3.32
  < 18.547 (9.9%)
 18.5–23.9304 (64.1%)
 24–27.994 (19.8%)
  ≥ 2829 (6.1%)
CD4+ cells/mm3340.7 ± 241.2
  ≤ 199119 (25.1%)
 200–349146 (30.8%)
 350–499124 (26.2%)
  ≥ 50085 (17.9%)
Viral load, copies/ml
  < 100,000382 (80.6%)
  ≥ 100,00092 (19.4%)
Hepatitis B status
 Positive31 (6.5%)
 Negative443 (93.5%)
Hepatitis C status
 Positive5 (1.1%)
 Negative469 (98.9%)
Tuberculosis
 Yes4 (0.8%)
 No470 (99.2%)
Syphilis
 Yes149 (31.4%)
 No325 (68.6%)
WHO Clinical Stage
 I + II433 (91.4%)
 III + IV41 (8.6%)