DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> Characteristics of HIV-infected adults stratified
Characteristic COPD-free N=301 COPD N=55 p-value
Age, mean years, (SD) 43.9 (6.7) 47.8 (8.4) <0.01
Age Group (Years), n (%)      
30-39 86 (28.6) 10 (18.2) <0.01
40-49 157 (52.2) 22 (40.0)  
> 50 58 (19.3) 23 (41.8)  
Sex, male, n (%) 118 (39.2) 28 (50.9) 0.11
Ever smoked, n (%) 48 (15.9) 13 (23.6) 0.16
Biomass exposure, n (%) 118 (39.2) 17 (30.9) 0.24
History of PTB, n (%) 67 (22.3) 15 (27.3) 0.42
Use of ART, n (%) 295 (98) 53 (96.4) 0.45
*Baseline CD4 T-cell count, Median cells/ul(IQR) 177 (82-286) 154 (62-272) 0.12
*Log pre-treatment HIV RNA, mean copies/ml (SD) 4.2 (1.2) 4.1 (1.2) 0.50
Recent CD4 T-cell count, median cells/ul(IQR) 496 (326-692) 441 (309-829) 0.19
Recent CD4 T-cell count < 200 cells/ul, n(%) 25 (8.4) 10 (18.9) 0.02
Current HIV Viral Load, undetectable, n (%) 211 (70.3) 39 (70.9) 0.93
Time elapsed since HIV diagnosis, mean years (SD) 7.1 (2.5) 6.9 (2.7) 0.68
SD: Standard Deviation; PTB: Pulmonary Tuberculosis; ART: Antiretroviral Therapy; IQR: Interquartile Range, *CD4: cell count and viral load at first presentation for HIV care
Table 3: Characteristics of HIV-infected adults stratified by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease diagnosis in Jos, Nigeria (May 2013-March 2014).
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