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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)