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Table 1 Clinical characteristics in anemic and non-anemic patients

From: Risk factors and correlates for anemia in HIV treatment-naïve infected patients: a cross-sectional analytical study

  Anemic patients (n = 13) Non-anemic patients (n = 50) P value
Age (years) 33.92 (± 7.27) 33.84 (± 10.33) .765
WBC (cells/mm3) 4,215 (± 1,365) 6,040 (± 1,923) .002
Platelets (No./mm3) 197,769 (± 67,551) 219,012 (± 52,330) .225
Creatinine (mg/dl) .98 (± .16) .94 (± .13) .341
Urea (mg/dl) 23.69 (± 7.89) 26.61 (± 9.35) .307
Uric acid (mg/dl) 5.65 (± 2.01) 5.21 (± 1.64) .412
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 133.62 (± 37.80) 148.04 (± 31.40) .162
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 137.54 (± 44.73) 168.08 (± 97.39) .277
AST (IU/ml) 48.77 (± 37.41) 35.22 (± 26.72) .140
ALT (IU/ml) 52.62 (± 44.58) 41.76 (± 41.03) .407
LDH (IU/ml) 242.62 (± 88.79) 212.30 (± 51.00) .112
Total bilirrubins (mg/dl) .38 (± .22) .55 (± .36) .107
ALP (IU/dl) 91.07 (± 27.45) 92.58 (± 44.38) .908
Globulins (g/dl) 3.47 (± .67) 3.23 (± .88) .363
CD4+ cells count 92 (± 108) 418 (± 279) .0001
HIV RNA viral load 486,234 (± 304,850) 154,846 (± 277,001) .0001
  1. * Significant at P < 0.05. P-value were computed using t-test