Table 3 CD4 cell counts of the whole cohort stratified by therapy.

From: Chinese herbal medicine for patients living with HIV in Guangxi province, China: an analysis of two registries

IndexCHM (n = 1180)CHM combined ART (n = 1126)ART (n = 331)Adjusted P value
change from baseline values at 0.5-yr
n476436150.26
Mean ± Std6.47 ± 184.1931.68 ± 123.9491.87 ± 121.31 
95% CI[−10.12, 23.06][20.02, 43.35][24.69, 159.05] 
Median0.52142 
IQR−90, 95−17, 834, 196 
change from baseline values at 1-yr
n337344201<0.01
Mean ± Std15.9 ± 192.3360.35 ± 130.26130.2 ± 112.41 
95% CI[−4.71, 36.51][46.53, 74.16][114.57, 145.84] 
Median943122 
IQR−85, 141−14, 122.558, 210 
change from baseline values at 1.5-yr
n277206179<0.01
Mean ± Std30.03 ± 175.5572.39 ± 117.36158.07 ± 132.15 
95% CI[9.26, 50.79][56.27, 88.51][138.58, 177.57] 
Median3265150 
IQR−88, 1605, 13159, 228 
change from baseline values at 2-yr
n202147152<0.01
Mean ± Std49.16 ± 198.0972.12 ± 165.72198.84 ± 158.79 
95% CI[21.68, 76.65][45.1, 99.13][173.39, 224.29] 
Median57.559176 
IQR−93, 189−2, 16997.5, 267 
change from baseline values at 2.5-yr
n139105123<0.01
Mean ± Std70.68 ± 226.1691.61 ± 166.55208.91 ± 164.85 
95% CI[32.75, 108.61][59.38, 123.84][179.49, 238.33] 
Median6285187 
IQR−78, 2013, 180118, 280 
change from baseline values at 3-yr
n10611582<0.01
Mean ± Std49.08 ± 214.89107.9 ± 176.79214.91 ± 152.34 
95% CI[7.69, 90.46][75.24, 140.55][181.44, 248.39] 
Median46.5100197 
IQR−76, 16429, 189111, 298 
change from baseline values at 3.5-yr
n6371530.10
Mean ± Std93.79 ± 288.11111.17 ± 161.89210.75 ± 168.62 
95% CI[21.24, 166.35][72.85, 149.49][164.28, 257.23] 
Median122110195 
IQR−59, 22635, 207100, 303 
change from baseline values at 4-yr
n5259310.68
Mean ± Std116.15 ± 229.04146.63 ± 228.8231.48 ± 182.6 
95% CI[52.39, 179.92][87, 206.25][164.5, 298.46] 
Median63.5112199 
IQR−62.5, 27333, 224112, 335