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Table 2 Mean CD4 + Tcell count, viral load and haematologic parameters of study participants, grouped by region, age and gender

From: Immuno-haematologic and virologic responses and predictors of virologic failure in HIV-1 infected adults on first-line antiretroviral therapy in Cameroon

  CD4+ T-cell count Log10viral load Mean haematologic parameters ± SD
Variables Category N Mean ± SD [cells/μL] N Mean ± SD [copies/mL] N Hgb [g/dL] RBC [x106/mm3] WBC [x103/mm3] Platelet [x105/mm3]
Region:          
 Northwest 59 174.9 ± 120.1 75 3.32 ± 1.38 99 11.69 ± 2.21 3.42 ± 0.61 4.24 ± 1.61 2.25 ± 1.05
 Southwest 420 266.7 ± 213.8 273 3.13 ± 1.31 538 12.07 ± 2.00 3.69 ± 0.62 4.41 ± 1.63 2.36 ± 0.77
p-value    0.001   0.275   0.094 < 0.001 0.342 0.199
Age groups (years)          
 18-29 74 200.1 ± 154.8 75 3.35 ± 1.33 87 11.42 ± 1.69 3.62 ± 0.53 3.99 ± 1.31 2.40 ± 0.88
 30-45 278 256.8 ± 198.7 195 3.23 ± 1.34 371 12.09 ± 2.14 3.69 ± 0.66 4.44 ± 1.79 2.35 ± 0.78
 > 45 127 285.8 ± 242.3 78 2.84 ± 1.24 179 12.15 ± 1.94 3.58 ± 0.60 4.45 ± 1.36 2.32 ± 0.86
p-value    0.018   0.033   0.012 0.124 0.049 0.732
Gender          
 Male 125 241.9 ± 177.9 98 3.13 ± 1.37 158 13.24 ± 2.16 3.93 ± 0.72 4.39 ± 1.55 2.20 ± 0.76
 Female 354 260.1 ± 215.9 250 3.19 ± 1.31 479 11.61 ± 1.83 3.56 ± 0.57 4.39 ± 1.65 2.39 ± 0.83
p-value    0.397   0.724   < 0.001 < 0.001 0.996 0.010
  1. Higher than 30–45 and > 45 years [P < 0.025], Φ higher than 18–29 years [P < 0.037], § higher than < 12 months [P = 0.03], * higher than < 12 months and 12–36 months [P < 0.001], lower than 30–45 years and > 45 years [P < 0.005], lower than 30–45 and > 45 years [P < 0.03].