n %
Male Gender 36 62.2
Race/Ethnicity    
African American 50 87.8
Hispanic 6 10.5
Caucasian 1 1.7
Age (mean ± s.d.) 48.7 ± 6.2 yrs  
On antiretroviral medications 39 70.2
CD4 cell count >200 43 75.4
Mean CD4 cell count 461.4  
HIV RNA level < 50 30 52.6
HCV co-infection 27 47.4
Occult HBV 4 7
Table 1: Descriptive Characteristics of Study Population (N= 57).