VARIABLE LDL-C < 92 mg/dL (n=59) LDL-C 93-122 mg/dL (n=59) LDL-C > 123 mg/dL (n=58) P
Age (year) 45 ± 7 46 ± 7 44 ± 6 0.47
BMI (kg/m2) 26 (22, 28) 25 (23, 29) 26 (23, 28) 0.87
Log10 Viral Load (copies/mL) 2.8 (2.3, 4.2) 2.9 (2.3, 4.0) 2.3 (2.3, 3.0) 0.024
Undetectable Viral Load (<400 copies/mL) 28 (48%) 26 (46%) 39 (66%) 0.054
CD4 (count/mm3) 389 (208, 640) 403 (312, 520) 390 (230, 609) 0.90
ART 81% 69% 80% 0.23
NRTIs 76% 69% 78% 0.48
NNRTIs 31% 22% 43% 0.051
PIs 45% 45% 45% 1.00
HAART 66% 60% 68% 0.66
PI & NRTI-HAART 38% 38% 25% 0.23
NNRTI and NRTI-HAART 22% 16% 23% 0.52
PI and NNRTI-HAART 5% 7% 20% 0.025
hsCRP (µg/mL) 1.6 (0.4, 3.6) 1.8 (0.9, 2.8) 1.9 (0.9, 4.2) 0.22
TNF-alpha (pg/mL) 1.9 (1.3, 2.6) 1.5 (1.0, 2.2) 1.2 (0.9, 1.7) 0.002
IL-6 (pg/mL) 2.0 (1.3, 3.0) 1.4 (1.1, 2.7) 1.5 (1.0, 2.5) 0.077
sICAM1-CD54 (ng/dL) 345 (200, 463) 260 (182, 325) 227 (178, 335) 0.030
HOMA > 2.6 46% 33% 34% 0.29
CAC > 400 2 (4%) 2 (4%) 1 (2%) 0.87
Common cIMT (mm) 0.59 (0.51, 0.66) 0.59 (0.50, 0.68) 0.59 (0.53, 0.66) 0.93
Abnormal Common cIMT (> 0.645 mm) 29% 33% 27% 0.74
Normally distributed parameters are expressed as average ± SD.
Not normally distributed parameters are expressed as median (min, max).
Table 3a: Characteristics of the subjects, tertiled by LDL-C level.
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