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Table 2 Variable associated with anemia in HIV

From: Glutathione, glutathione peroxidase and some hematological parameters of HIV-seropositive subjects attending clinic in University of Calabar teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria

ParameterN. anemic (%)X2P-valueOdd ratio95%CI
GENDER
 Male39 (84.78)5.140.023*1.9581.003–3.882
 Female35 (64.81)  1 
ART CATEGORY
 On ART38 (63.33)8.8700.003*0.6070.461–0.800
 ART Naïve36 (90.00)  1 
On ART CATEGORY
 Male21 (77.78)4.4110.036*2.0260.967–4.247
 Female17 (51.52)  1 
ART NAÏVE CATEGORY
 Male18 (94.74)0.9020.3422.0000.355–11.265
 Female18 (85.71)  1 
CD4 CATEGORY
  < 200 cells/mm39 (100) 0.107a0.8780.807–0.956
  ≥ 200 cells/mm365 (71.43)  1 
  1. ap value for fisher exact test
  2. N absolute numbers; Hb hemoglobin, GSH glutathione, GPX glutathione peroxidase; WBC b white blood cell count; CD cluster of differentiation
  3. *: Significantly different