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Table 3 Biological characteristics of subjects

From: Prevalence of microalbuminuria and diagnostic value of dipstick proteinuria in outpatients from HIV clinics in Bukavu, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Variable Whole group HAART group ART naïve group p
Fasting glycaemia 103,5 ± 14,4 104,2 ± 15,1 100,3 ± 10,6 0,27
Hemoglobin 13,3 ± 2,0 13,5 ± 1,9 12,7 ± 2,2 0,01
HBs Ag positive 5 (1,9) 5 (2,1) 0 (0) 0,44
Anti HCV positive 3 (1,2) 1 (0,4) 2(0,9) <0,0001
CD4 (cells/mm3 increment):     
- < 200 22 (10,7) 14 (6,8) 8 (3,9) 0,50
- 200-499 96 (46,8) 80 (39) 16 (7,8) 0,034
- > 500 87 (42,4) 66 (32,2) 21 (10,2) 0,089
  1. Variables are absolute numbers and relative frequencies or means plus the standard deviation (SD) as appropriate. CD4: cluster of differentiation.