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Table 3 Prevalence of abnormal lipid levels among first-line ART-treated patients and ART-naïve patients 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 ≥ 200 mg/dl 52 (37.7) 33 (24.6) 0.013
HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dl 55 (39.9) 51 (37.0) 0.620
LDL cholesterol ≥ 130 mg/dl 64 (46.4) 29 (21.0) < 0.001
Triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dl 60 (43.5) 53 (38.4) 0.392
TC/HDL cholesterol ratio ≥ 5 49 (35.5) 19 (13.8) < 0.001
  1. ART, antiretroviral therapy; TC, total cholesterol.