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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study cohort

From: Transcriptomic analysis of monocytes from HIV-positive men on antiretroviral therapy reveals effects of tobacco smoking on interferon and stress response systems associated with depressive symptoms

nHIV−non-smokersHIV+non-smokersHIV+tobacco smokersp
406025 
Age (median [IQR])58.5 [54.0, 64.0]53.0 [45.8, 61.0]49.0 [40.0, 55.0]< 0.001
Race   0.001
 White30 (75.0)32 (53.3)6 (24.0) 
 Black3 (7.5)9 (15.0)9 (36.0) 
 Hispanic/Other7 (17.5)19 (31.7)10 (40.0) 
Education ≤ 12 years1 (2.5)8 (13.3)6 (24.0)0.021
Tobacco smoking   < 0.001
 Current0 (0.0)0 (0.0)25 (100.0) 
 Former26 (65.0)41 (68.3)0 (0.0) 
 Never14 (35.0)19 (31.7)0 (0.0) 
Marijuana smokinga0 (0.0)10 (16.7)10 (40.0)< 0.001
Alcohol usea13 (32.5)18 (30.0)10 (40.0)0.657
Cocaine usea1 (2.5)1 (1.7)0 (0.0)0.999
CES-D score   0.007
 0– < 1633 (86.8)44 (73.3)12 (50.0) 
 ≥ 165 (13.2)16 (26.7)12 (50.0) 
BMI (kg/m2, median [IQR])26.1 [22.9, 30.5]25.2 [22.9, 27.8]26.9 [22.3, 29.3]0.630
HCV positive0 (0.0)1 (1.7)1 (5.0)0.368
HIV viral load (copies/ml, median [IQR])––10.0 [10.0, 10.0]10.0 [10.0, 65.5]0.093
HIV viral load ≤200 copies/ml––53 (91.4)17 (85.0)0.416
CD4 count (cells/μl, median [IQR])915 [750, 1235]598 [478, 854]611 [318, 758]< 0.001
  1. All data are n (%) unless otherwise indicated; p value denotes Fisher’s exact test, or Kruskal-Wallis rank sum test for continuous variables
  2. aDaily or weekly marijuana smoking, alcohol use, or cocaine use