Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the healthy participants and HIV/AIDS patients
HIV/AIDS patients (n=301)
Gender ratio (Male: Female) 1:3.8
Mean age, years (range) 41.3 ±9.3 (22–75)
Tobacco smoking
Yes 20 (0.07)
No 268 (0.93)
Alcohol consumption
Yes 29 (0.10)
No 259 (0.90)
Mean BMI, kg/m2 (range) 23.23 ±4.74 (11.7-40.6)
Average viral load at baseline, copies/ml (range) 26917.71 ±27133.50 (25–98400)
Average CD4 count at baseline, cells/μl (range) 136.09 ±113.24 (2–605)
Efavirenz-containing ARV regimens
3TC_TDF_EFV 9 (0.03)
AZT_3TC_EFV 11 (0.04)
d4T_3TC_EFV 222 (0.74)
Average plasma efavirenz concentration, μg/mL (range) 4.64 (0.59 – 22)
Mean Haemoglobin level, IU/l (range) 11.58 ±2.14 (5.4-16.3)
Median AST level, IU/l (range) 32 (15 – 228)
Median ALT level, IU/l (range) 23.5 (6 – 176)
Healthy subjects (n=163)
Gender ratio (Male: Female) 1:2.3
Mean age, years (range) 35.8 ±13.96 (21–63)
Tobacco smoking
Yes 8 (0.15)
No 44 (0.85)
Alcohol consumption
Yes 22 (0.42)
No 30 (0.58)

Swart et al.

Swart et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2012 13:112   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-112

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