Table 1

Demographic characteristics of 79 MSM included in the study on rectal cytokines and Chlamydia trachomatis infection, Amsterdam, 2010 to 2011a

Participant characteristicsValues by infection status, group, HIV status, and cART use
C. trachomatis negativeC. trachomatis positive
Group A, HIVGroup B, HIV+ cARTGroup C, HIV+ cART+Group D, HIVGroup E, HIV+ cARTGroup F, HIV+ cART+
No.1513191589
Demographics
    Age (median [IQR]) (yr)40 (27–48)40 (33–46)46 (42–49)33 (29–43)36 (30–40)43 (29–52)
    Ethnicity (no. [%])
        Dutch11 (73)11 (85)17 (89)11 (73)4 (50)7 (89)
        Other4 (27)2 (15)2 (10)4 (27)4 (50)2 (11)
    Anal symptoms (no. [%])
        No15 (100)13 (100)18 (95)14 (93)7 (88)7 (78)
        Yes001 (5)1 (7)1 (13)2 (22)
HIV clinical data
    HIV plasma viral load (median [IQR]) (copies/ml)1,930 (310–29,319)b20 (20–20)14,500 (10,000–254,000)c20 (20–20)d
    HIV plasma viral load (no. [%])
        <50 copies/ml1 (8)19 (100)07 (78)
        ≥50 copies/ml5 (39)03 (38)0
        Data missing7 (54)05 (63)2 (22)
CD4+ T cells (median [IQR]) (cells/mm3)735 (400–880)b534 (430–690)460 (440–940)c670 (430–700)d
CD4+ T cells (no. [%])
    <200 cells/mm301 (5)00
    ≥200 cells/mm36 (46)18 (95)3 (38)7 (78)
    Data missing7 (54)05 (62)2 (22)
  • a MSM, men who have sex with men; cART, combination antiretroviral therapy; IQR, interquartile range.

  • b Based on 6 participants with available test results.

  • c Based on 3 participants with available test results.

  • d Based on 7 participants with available test results.