VARIABLE Males (n=129) Females n=37 P
Age 46 ± 7 43 ± 6 0.024
BMI 25 (23, 28) 27 (24, 35) 0.019
Log10 Viral Load (copies/mL) 2.3 (2.3, 3.9) 2.3 (2.3, 3.7) 0.96
Undetectable Viral Load 54% 51% 0.75
CD4 (count/cu mm) 386 (230, 585) 447 (362, 640) 0.027
ART  78% 68% 0.18
NRTIs 77% 65% 0.15
NNRTIs 36%  22% 0.11
PIs 44% 43% 0.92
HAART 67% 54% 0.13
PI & NRTI-HAART 33% 32% 0.92
NNRTI and NRTI-HAART 23%  14% 0.20
PI and NNRTI-HAART  11%  8% 0.77*
CRP (µg/mL) 1.9 (0.7, 3.6) 1.4 (0.6, 3.6) 0.80
TNF-alpha (pg/mL) 1.6 (1.1, 2.3) 1.5 (0.9, 2.2) 0.71
IL-6 (pg/mL) 1.6 (1.1, 2.6) 1.6 (1.3, 2.9) 0.47
sICAMI-CD54 (ng/dL) 259 (192, 359) 326 (182, 447) 0.11
HOMA > 2.6 38% 40% 0.85
Common cIMT (mm) 0.590 (0.513, 0.665) 0.583 (0.531, 0.682) 0.78
Abnormal Common cIMT (> 0.645 mm) 29% 30% 0.97
Normally distributed parameters are expressed as average ± SD.
Not normally distributed parameters are expressed as median (min, max).
Table 1a: Major characteristics of the subjects divided by gender.
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