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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of ART cohort in the CAPRISA 002 study

From: Multivariate multilevel modeling of quality of life dynamics of HIV infected patients

VariablesCount/Mean (Percentage/SD)
Marital Status, n(%)
 Single/no sexual partner34 (15.5)
 Married/stable sexual partner174 (79.5)
 Many sexual partners11 (5.0)
Educational Status, n(%)
 Less than high school16 (7.31)
 High school50 (22.8)
 At least high school153 (69.9)
BMI Categories, n(%)
 Underweight5 (2.3)
 Healthy weight76 (34.9)
 Overweight/Obese137 (62.8)
Immunologic state, n(%)
  ≥ 500 cells/mm380 (36.5)
 350–500 cells/mm389 (40.6)
 200–350 cells/mm341 (18.7)
  ≤ 200 cells/mm39 (4.1)
TB Co-infected, n(%)
 Yes18 (9.2)
 No201 (91.8)
Anemia, n(%)
 Yes11 (5.0)
 No208 (95.0)
Contraceptive use, n(%)
 Yes179 (81.7)
 No40 (18.3)
Sex act under the influence of alcohol, n(%)
 Yes22 (10.0)
 No197 (90.0)
Baseline age, Median (IQR)25.0 (22.0–30.0)
Baseline log viral load, Median (IQR)4.46 (3.84–5.06)