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Table 1 Characteristics of 1087 patients enrolled in the Cluster Project

From: Clusterization of co-morbidities and multi-morbidities among persons living with HIV: a cross-sectional study

Categorical variables  
N = 1087 %
Gender
 Women 288 26.5
 Men 799 73.5
Caucasian 1010 92.9
Current smoker 561 51.6
Former smoker 209 19.2
HIV risk factor
 MSM 299 27.5
 IVDU 240 22.1
 Heterosexual intercourse 486 44.7
 Blood transfusion 7 0.6
 Other 55 5.1
CDC Stage
 A 495 45.5
 B 294 27.0
 C 278 25.6
 missing 20 1.8
ART naive 43 4.0
Cardiovascular events before enrolment 49 4.5
Multi-morbidity 612 56.3
Continuous variables Mean or median SD or IQR
Age (years) 47.9 10.8
BMI (Kg/m2) 24.7 4.1
Nadir CD4 (cells/mm3) 200.5 80.0–328.0
CD4 (cells/mm3) 634.0 430.0–824.0
Years since ART initiation 9.0 4.0–16.0
Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 0.92 0.63
Glycemia (mg/dL) 93.0 20.9
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 186.1 41.5
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 118 84–178
eGFR (mL/min) 97.3 27.0
  1. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, MSM men having sex with men, IVDU intravenous drug user, BMI body mass index, ART antiretroviral treatment, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate