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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Prevalence of osteo-renal impairment in the Romanian HIV cohort

Characteristic Sub-category n (%) Median (IQR) Percentiles 25, 75
Male gender   46 (58.3)   
Age, years    38 (18) 26, 44
Time since HIV diagnosis, years    9 (13) 4, 17
Time since HIV diagnosis, years 1 10 (13.9)   
  2–5 15 (20.8)   
  6–10 13 (18.1)   
  11–15 12 (16.7)   
  16–20 14 (19.4)   
  21–27 8 (11.1)   
Number of prior ARV regimens (n = 67) 0 3 (4.5)   
  1 23 (34.3)   
  2 18 (26.9)   
  3 1 (1.5)   
  >3 22 (32.8)   
Current CD4 cell count, cells/cmm    508 (380) 289, 669
Nadir CD4 cell count, cells/cmm    387 (290) 229, 519
Current viral load, copies/mL Undetectable 28 (38.9)   
  Below LLQa 5 (6.9)   
  Detectable (range: 27 to 170,000,000) 39 (54.2) 5617 (95224) 37.5, 95261
Smoking status Ex-smokerb 2 (2.8)   
  Current-smoker 27 (37.5)   
  Non-smoker 40 (55.6)   
  Refused to declare 3 (4.2)   
Number of comorbidities (n = 65) 0 15 (20.8)   
  1 29 (40.3)   
  2 13 (18.1)   
  3 2 (2.8)   
  4 5 (6.9)   
Type of comorbidities (n = 65) Cardiac 5 (7.7)   
  Metabolic 28 (43.1)   
  Renal 6 (9.2)   
  Bone-related 3 (4.6)   
  Hemato-oncologic 5 (7.7)   
  1. ARV antiretroviral, IQR interquartile range, LLQ lower limit of quantitation
  2. aHIV-RNA TaqMan – limit of detection of 20 copies/mL
  3. bEx-smokers were defined as having completely quit smoking for over 6 months