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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants at enrolment

From: Triple NF-kB binding sites and LTR sequence similarities in HIV-1C isolates irrespective of helminth co-infection

Variables With helminths (n = 87) Without helminths (n = 133) P value
Sex    
 Male 42 50 n.a.
 Female 45 83 n.a.
Age (Mean + SD) 31.4 ± 9a 33.7 ± 8 n.a.
log10 HIV RNA (copies/ml) 4.83 ± 0.85 3.95 ± 0.96 <0.001
CD4+ T cell/mm3 214 ± 142 212 ± 160 0.944
CD8+ T cell/mm3 970 ± 566 893 ± 427 0.035
  1. n.a: Not applicable; aMean ± SD.