Characteristic n=80
Age years mean [SD] 49.3 [9.8]
Gender males n [%] 75 [93.8]
Height [metres] mean [SD] 1.76 [0.09]
Weight [kg] mean [SD] 78.3 [16.1]
Waist [cm] mean [SD] 93.1 [16.1]
Waist to hip ratio [WHR] mean [SD] 0.98 [0.06]
Body Mass Index [BMI] median [range] 25 [15.5-35.9]
Duration of HIV years median [range] 13.75 [0.6-25]
CD4 count [cells/mm3] median [range] 429 [7-1145]
Undetectable HIV RNA viral load [less than 50 copies/ml] n [%] 58 [72.5]
Race n [%]
Caucasian
Other b

73 [91.3]
7 [8.8]
HIV risk group n [%]
Males who have sex with males
Other c

69 [86.3]
11 [13.5]
Depression n [%] 30 [37.5]
Diabetes n [%] 7 [8.8]
Cardiovacsular Disease 10- year risk mean [%] [SD] 8.9 [6.9]
Cardiovascular disease n [%] 4 [5]
Recreational drug use n [%] 30 [37.5]
Employment n [%] 29 [36.3]
Relationship n [%] 33 [41.3]
Education n [%]
11th grade or less
High school graduate or above

34/80 [42.5]
46/80 [57.5]
Smoker n [%] 40 [50]
Body Image Scale mean [SD] 30.6 [8.2]
aNormally distributed variables are shown as mean [standard deviation] and non normally distributed variables as median [range]; bother racial groups were Aboriginal, Asian and other; cother HIV transmission groups were heterosexual, unknown and other
Table 1: Baseline characteristics of participants a.
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