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Table 2 The study groups baseline characteristics

From: Nutritional status and serum zinc and selenium levels in Iranian HIV infected individuals

Parameters HIV infected Patients Healthy group P-value
Number of subjects 100 100 -
Age (year) (mean ± SD) 35.4 ± 7.8 32.4 ± 7.8 0.21
Weight (Kg) (mean ± SD) 51.0 ± 8.4 72.2 ± 12.9 0.04
Height (Cm) (mean ± SD) 169.9 ± 10.1 171.0 ± 9.1 0.43
BMI1 (kg/m2) (mean ± SD) 17.3 ± 2.3 24.2 ± 3.0 0.03
IBW2 (kg) (mean ± SD) 68.3 ± 7.2 71.0 ± 10.2 0.54
Serum Albumin (g/dL) (mean ± SD) 2.6 ± 1.4 3.6 ± 1.7 0.03
CD4 (Cell/mm3) (mean ± SD) 253 ± 50 1120 ± 210 0.01
  1. 1-Body Mass Index.
  2. 2-Ideal Body Weight