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Table 1 Comparison of baseline characteristics among three groups

From: Case control study: magnetic resonance spectroscopy of brain in HIV infected patients

Variable Healthy controls Asymptomatic HIV HIV with CNS lesion Total
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
n = 30 n = 20 n = 21
Gender     
Male 19 11 20 50 (70.42 %)
Female 11 09 01 21 (29.58 %)
Marital status     
Married 16 17 15 48 (67.61 %)
Unmarried 14 03 06 23 (32.39 %)
Socioeconomic status     
Upper (I) 17 02 01 20 (28.17 %)
Upper Middle (II) 06 03 02 11 (15.49 %)
Lower Middle (III) 02 05 03 10 (14.08 %)
Upper Lower (IV) 04 06 15 25 (35.21 %)
Lower (V) 01 04 00 05 (07.04 %)
High risk behavior     
None 30 00 00 30
Not specified 00 04 01 05
Heterosexual intercourse 00 13 18 31
I.V. needle sharing 00 00 02 02
Blood transfusion 00 01 00 01
Tattooing 00 01 00 01
From spouse 00 01 00 01
Presenting complaints     
None 30 00 00 30
Fever 00 11 08 19
Altered sensorium 00 00 11 11
Retrospective after spouse 00 03 00 03
Antenatal screening 00 02 00 02
Others 00 04 02 06