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Table 3 Progression of patients one year on ART, Dar es Salaam

From: Gender differences in HIV disease progression and treatment outcomes among HIV patients one year after starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Characteristics Females (N = 101) Males (N = 53) P Value
Percentage with undetectable viral load 70 (69%) 24 (45%) 0.003
Continuous variables Median (IQR) Median (IQR)  
CD4 (cells/μl) count after 1 year 312 (252-413) 321 (110-480) 0.6
Continuous Variables Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Percentage BMI increase (from Baseline) 10.5 (14.2) 9.8 (17.5) 0.3
BMI after 1 year 24.5 (4.8) 22.5 (4.1) 0.02
Percentage weight gain 10.4 (14.3) 9.3 (17.3) 0.2
CD4 (cells/μl) increase from baseline 202 (516; 35-163) 230 (272; 86-181) 0.05