TABLE 1

Summary of patient characteristics in HIV-infected children and adults receiving stavudinea

CharacteristicAdults (n = 24)Children (n = 23)
Age (yr)36 (30–40) (26–51)8 (7–9) (4–11)
No. (%) of males1 (4)12 (52)
Wt (kg)83 (70–98) (62–158)23 (20–26) (18–31)
Fat-free mass (kg)47 (44–51) (39–77)19 (16–20) (14–25)
Body mass index (kg/m2)31 (26–40) (24–55)16 (14–17) (13–19)
CD4 count (106 cells/liter)586 (473–835) (389–1,263)947 (822–1,507) (281–2,951)
Serum creatinine (μmol/liter)b53 (49–56) (41–70)29 (26–30) (20–39)
  • a Data are presented as the median (interquartile range) (range), unless otherwise stated.

  • b Lab reference is 49 to 90 μmol/liter for adults and 30 to 48 μmol/liter for children.