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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the participants

From: Correlates of fasting blood glucose among children living with hiv in a Nigerian tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Variables n(%) Mean(S.D) 95% CI
Mean Age (years)   12.4(3.5) 11.7-13.1
Age Group
  Pre-adolescence 20(23.8)   
  Adolescence 64(76.2)   
Gender    
  Male 42(50.0)   
  Female 42(50.0)   
Family History of DM
  Negative 74(88.1)   
  Positive 10(11.9)   
  Mean Age at Diagnosis   5.6(3.9) 4.8-6.4
  Mean Duration of Illness (years)   6.9(3.3) 6.2-7.6
  Age at Initiation of HAART   5.9(4.0) 5.1-6.7
  Mean Duration on HAART   6.5(3.2) 5.8-7.2
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl)   Overall= 88.3 (9.9) 86.2-90.4
  Males =  86.8 (8.2) 85.8-90.8
  Females = 89.9 (11.2) 86.5-93.3
  PA= 85.0 (2.2) 80.7-89.3
  Adolesc = 89.4 (1.2) 87.0-91.8
  High Normal 55 (65.5)   
  Moderate Normal 26 (31.0)   
  Impaired Fasting Glucose 3(3.6)   
Type of HAART Regimen
  PI-based  8  (9.5)   
  NNRTI-based 76  (90.5)   
  1. NB: HAART Highly-active anti-retroviral therapy, NNRTI Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, PI Protease inhibitors, gender vs. FBG (p=0.17),Age category vs. FBG (p=0.08), DM Diabetes Mellitus, PA Pre-adolescence, Adolesc Adolescence