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Table 2 Correlates of Serum Selenium Concentration (μg/l) among 400 HIV-1-Seropositive Women.

From: Low serum albumin and the acute phase response predict low serum selenium in HIV-1 infected women

  Univariate Linear Regression Multivariate Linear Regression
  Coefficient (95% CI) p-value Coefficient (95% CI) p-value
CD4 count (per 100 cells/μl increase) 1.8 (0.6, 3.0) 0.004 0.2 (-1.3, 1.7) 0.8
Plasma HIV-1 RNA (per 1 log10 copies/ml increase) -3.5 (-6.1, -0.8) 0.01 0.6 (-2.7, 3.8) 0.7
Serum albumin (per 0.1 g/dl increase) 1.0 (0.7, 1.3) <0.001 0.8 (0.4, 1.2) <0.001
Acute phase response1 -10.8 (-15.8, -6.0) <0.001 -5.4 (-10.9, 0.1) 0.06
HIV-1 symptoms2 -9.5 (-14.9, -4.0) 0.001 - -
HIV-1 signs3 -7.0 (-13.0, -1.1) 0.02 - -
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.17 (-0.4, 0.7) 0.5 - -
  1. CI – confidence interval
  2. 1The presence of C-reactive protein ≥ 1 mg/dl and/or α1-acid glycoprotein ≥ 100 mg/dl.
  3. 2 Defined as fever for ≥ 1 month, diarrhea for ≥ 1 month, cough for ≥ 1 month, unintended weight loss of ≥ 5 kg during previous year, or itching skin rash during previous year.
  4. 3 Defined as the presence of oral thrush, oral hairy leukoplakia, oral ulcer, maculopapular rash, or Kaposi's sarcoma.