Stimulant free (n = 8)

Stimulant abuse/dependence (n = 12) p value

Age in years

53.2 (7.0)

54.5 (3.6)

p > .05

Years of education 14.0 (2.2) 13.7 (1.8) p >.05
% Male 75 83 p >.05
Ethnicity     p < .05
% African American 75.0 58.3  
% Caucasian 8.3 33.3  
% Hispanic 8.3 8.3  
% Asian 0 0  
% Other 8.3 0  
Median Recent CD4 count 416.5
(I.Q. range – 186)
468.0
(IQ range – 504)
p >.05
Nadir CD4 count 97
(I.Q. range – 258)
200
(IQ range – 639)
p < .05
% undetectable
viral load
62 50 p > .05
% AIDS diagnosisa 66 50 p > .05
Length of ARV
therapy
8 8 p > .05
0-11 months
1-3 years
% over 3 years
0
13
87
0
17
83
 
Length of HIV
infection (years)
16 (1.2) 17 (2.4) p > .05
a. Based upon CD4< 200 or Opportunistic infection
Table 1: Sample Characteristics (N = 20).
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