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Table 1 Prevalence of abnormal ABI in each series

From: Ankle-brachial index in HIV infection

Study Type of patients N Male (%) Age in years
(mean)
ABI≤0.9
N (%)
ABI≥1.3
N (%)
ABI≥1.4
N (%)
Sharma et al. [25] Women (73.9% black) 238 0 39.6 3 (0.9)a NM 17 (7.2)
Periard et al. [22] Age >40 years 92 76.1 49.5 19
(20.7)b
NM NM
Bernal et al. [24] With ≥2 CVRF 91 87.9 50 4 (4.39) NM NM
Gutiérrez et al. [26] Consecutive patients 139 72.7 45.8 4 (2.88) NM 4 (2.88)
Palacios et al. [23] Age ≥50 years 99 82.8 58.6 10 (10.2) NM NM
Olalla et al. [27] Consecutive patients 147 82.3 43.9 4 (2.7) 29 (19.7) 8 (5.4)c
  1. a: the prevalence of 0.9% refers to the joint cohort of women with and without HIV (total of 335 patients). No report is given of the separate prevalence for each group.
  2. NM: not mentioned.
  3. b: the prevalence includes ABI <0.9 at rest and after exercise (9.8% and 10.9%, respectively).
  4. CVRF: cardiovascular risk factors
  5. NM: not mentioned.
  6. c: data not published; the report only refers to the total number of patients with ABI <0.9 or >1.3.