Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographics of the sample, overall and by sex

From: The association between a detectable HIV viral load and non-communicable diseases comorbidity in HIV positive adults on antiretroviral therapy in Western Cape, South Africa

Demographic characteristics Sample Population n = 318 (%) Male n = 80 (%) Female n = 238(%) Chi2 P Value
Age: Median (IQR) 39 (34–45) 42 (37–47) 39 (33–44) < 0.001 c
25–34 82 (26) 14 (18) 68 (28) 0.07
35–44 145 (46) 35 (43) 110 (46)  
45–54 65 (20) 23 (29) 42 (18)  
54 > 26 (8) 8 (10) 18 (8)  
BMI: (n = 316; inc. 79 males) 28 (23–32) 22 (19–26) 29 (25–34) < 0.001 c
Median (IQR)
Underweight 20 (6) 12 (15) 8 (3) < 0.001
Normal 96 (30) 43 (55) 53 (22)  
Overweight 85 (28) 16 (20) 69 (30)  
Obese 115 (36) 8 (10) 107 (45)  
Smoker
Yes currently 50 (16) 40 (50) 10 (4) < 0.001
Ex-smoker 23 (7) 11 (14) 12 (5)  
Never 245 (77) 29 (36) 216 (91)  
Pack years amongst ever smokers: median (IQR) 3 (1–6) 4 (1–7) 1 (0–2) < 0.001 c
  1. Significant results in italics c Wilcoxon rank sum test. N = 318 unless otherwise indicated