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Table 4 General characteristics of the study population (n = 30) according to results of the screening battery

From: A short tool to screen HIV-infected patients for mild neurocognitive disorders – a pilot study

  Pathological screening test N = 17 Normal screening test N = 13 p-value
  n % n %  
Median Age, IQR 55 49-64 49 43-61 0.201
Males 15 88 11 85 0.591
Prior AIDS-defining condition 6 35 5 38 0.579
Median CD4 cell count, IQR 565 405-738 695 531-891 0.187
Median years of education, IQR 12 11-13 13 12-13 0.336
cART containing efavirenz 6 35 2 15 0.212
Co-medication with psychotropic drugs (antidepressants, antipsychotics) 5 29 2 15 0.427
Memory loss or difficulties to concentrate reported by the patient* 5 29 7 54 0.164
Depressive symptoms* 2 12 1 8 0.603
Median duration of screening battery, minutes, IQR 25 25-29 23 21-26 0.099
  1. *According to the questionnaire.