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Table 2 Value of different lipid parameters between first-line ART group and ART-naïve group in Yaounde, Cameroon

From: First-line antiretroviral therapy and dyslipidemia in people living with HIV-1 in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Lipid parameter First-line ART treated
(n = 138)
ART-naïve
(n = 138)
p
Total cholesterol, mg/dl 196 (91) 172 (73) 0.018
HDL cholesterol, mg/dl 49 (26) 49 (25) 0.944
LDL cholesterol, mg/dl 133 (89) 100 (68) 0.001
Triglycerides, median, mg/dl (IQR) 134 (98-174) 134 (111-170) 0.331
TC/HDL-cholesterol ratio 5.0 (3.0) 4.3 (3.5) 0.091
  1. Data are mean values (± standard deviation) unless otherwise indicated. ART, antiretroviral therapy; TC, total cholesterol; IQR, interquartile range.