Table 2

Characteristics of patients in TDF+PI/r and control groups at the end of 48 weeeksa
Variable TDF+PI/r group (n=75) Control group (n=75) P
BMIb(kg/m2) 21.9 (20.1-23.7) 21.0 (19.3-22.9) 0.083
CD4 cell count (cells/μl) 279 (196–380.5) 292.0 (207.0-394.0) 0.736
Viral load (log10copies/ml) 1.6 (1.6-1.8) 1.6 (1.6-1.7) 0.064
Proteinuria 0.071
  Positive 9 (12) 3(4)
  Negative 66 (88) 72 (96)
Serum creatinine (μmol/L) 79 (70–85) 69.7 (62–80.3) <0.001
eGFRc(ml/min/1.73 m2) 93.0 (82.4-104.0) 101.6 (86.8-121.6) 0.009
Change in eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) −8.8(−18.5-3.3) 6.4(−3.8-16.5) <0.001

Note.

aValues are expressed as median (interquartile range, IQR) or number (percentage).

bBMI =weight (kg)/(height (m))2.

ceGFR = 186 × (Serum creatinine (mg/dL))-1.154 × (age(years))-0.203 × (0.742 if female).

Cao et al.

Cao et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:301   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-301

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