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Table 3 Rate of laboratory tests during follow-up by Indigenous status

From: Antiretroviral treatment use, co-morbidities and clinical outcomes among Aboriginal participants in the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)

  Non-Indigenousa Indigenousb p-value
Variable Rate/year (95 % CI) Rate/year (95 % CI)  
Cholesterol 0.71 (0.70-0.72) 0.43 (0.37-0.51) <0.001
HDL 0.53 (0.52-0.55) 0.23 (0.18-0.29) <0.001
Triglycerides 0.71 (0.70-0.72) 0.43 (0.37-0.51) <0.001
Glucose 0.71 (0.70-0.73) 0.43 (0.37-0.51) <0.001
CD4 count 2.97 (2.95-3.00) 2.76 (2.58-2.94) 0.025
HIV viral load 2.93 (2.90-2.96) 2.53 (2.36-2.71) <0.001
  1. anon-Indigenous time at risk: 16270 person-years; bIndigenous time at risk: 332 person-years