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Table 4 Characteristics of mental health symptoms and inflammatory markers among HIV+ patients in Tanzania

From: Mental health symptoms and inflammatory markers among HIV infected patients in Tanzania

Characteristic

Male % (n)

Female % (n)

p value

Has Mental Health Symptoms

No Mental Health Symptoms

p value

CRP (n = 404)

0.919

  

0.013

 Q1

27.8 (25)

26.0 (78)

 

23 (38)

29.1 (64)

 

 Average

46.7 (42)

49.0 (147)

 

44.8 (74)

51.8 (114)

 

 Q4

25.6 (23)

25.0 (75)

 

32.1 (53)

19.1 (42)

 

IL 6 (n = 404)

0.452

  

0.809

 Q1

24.4 (22)

28.3 (85)

 

27.9 (46)

26.4 (58)

 

 Average

52.2 (47)

44.7 (134)

 

44.8 (74)

48.2 (106)

 

 Q4

23.3 (21)

27.0 (81)

 

27.3 (45)

25.5 (56)

 

IL 18 (n = 403)

0.509

  

0.718

 Q1

21.1 (19)

26.4 (79)

 

23.6 (39)

26.5 (58)

 

 Average

54.4 (49)

48.2 (144)

 

51.5 (85)

47.5 (104)

 

 Q4

24.4 (22)

25.4 (76)

 

24.8 (41)

26 (57)

 

TNR 1 (n = 404)

0.181

  

0.509

 Q1

26.7 (24)

25.3 (76)

 

23 (38)

27.7 (61)

 

 Average

41.1 (37)

51 (153)

 

49.1 (81)

48.2 (106)

 

 Q4

32.2 (29)

23.7 (71)

 

27.9 (46)

24.1 (53)

 

TNR 2 (n = 404)

0.01

  

0.036

 Q1

13.3 (12)

29 (87)

 

27.3 (45)

24.1 (53)

 

 Average

63.3 (57)

49.7 (149)

 

55.8 (92)

50.5 (111)

 

 Q4

23.3 (21)

21.3 (64)

 

17 (28)

25.5 (56)