Table 3 : Comparison of various parameters between the Intervention and the Control group at baseline and after
6 months.


  Intervention group Control group  

Parameters Baseline (n=100) 6 months (n=90) Baseline (n=101) 6 months (n=100) P-value

Weight (kg) 70.1 (65.3, 74.8) 71.5 (66.4, 76.6) 69.7 (65.4, 73.3) 67.5 (63.6, 71.6)   0.059
BMI (kg/m2)* 26.1 (24.5, 27.6) 26.6 (24.9, 29.0) 25.8 (24.5, 27.1) 25.1 (23.7, 26.4)   0.088
Albumin (g/dl)* 2.1 (1.8, 2.4) 4.2 (3.8, 4.5) 3.4 (3.2, 3.7) 3.3 (3.0, 3.6) <0.001
CD4 (cells/µl)* 603.6 (533.6, 673.6) 557.3(477.9, 636.8) 561.4 (503.4, 619.5) 432.4 (370.6, 494.3)   0.003

*Values shown are Mean and 95% confidence interval in brackets (CI).
P-values are based on Univariate ANCOVA after 6 months, adjusted for baseline CD4 and clusters.

Nkengfack et al.Global Epidemic Obesity  2013 1:5DOI : 10.7243/2052-5966-1-5