Data supporting "Profiles of inflammation in rural and urban Uganda" – User Guide

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Data collected as part of two cross-sectional surveys to investigate metabolic outcomes and markers of inflammation in urban and rural locations in Uganda. It contains information obtained from 313 participants (one row represents one participant). 48 variables are recorded, including data on inflammatory markers (cytokines and chemokines), location of residence (urban versus rural), metabolic parameters (including HOMA-IR, blood pressure, blood glucose) and socio-demographic characteristics.

Dataset variables

The dataset contains 48 columns and 313 rows (each row represents one participant). Column headings are also provided. Dataset is stored as Comma Separated Values (CSV).

Variable name Variable description Variable type Response code Response label
setting Study setting Categorical 0 Rural
      1 Urban
sex Sex Categorical    
      1 Male
      2 Female
agegp Age groups Categorical    
      0 10-19 years
      1 20-29 years
      2 30-39 years
      2 40+ years
arm Study arm for the rural study Categorical    
      0 Standard intervention
      1 Intensive intervention
kas Schistosoma mansoni infection status, stool Kato-Katz Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
kaa Ascaris lumbricoides infection status, stool Kato-Katz Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
kah Hookworm infection status, stool Kato-Katz Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
kat Trichuris trichiura infection status, stool Kato-Katz Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
kascat Schistosoma mansoni infection intensity, stool Kato-Katz Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Light infection
      2 Moderate infection
      3 Heavy infection
nares Hookworm (Necator americanus) infection status, stool PCR Categorical    
smres Schistosoma mansoni infection status, stool PCR Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
ssres Strongyloides stercoralis infection status, PCR Categorical    
      0 Uninfected
      1 Infected
mfilcat Mansonella perstans infection Categorical 0 Negative
      1 Positive
glucose Fasting plasma glucose level (mmol/L) Integer    
homair Homeostatic Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance Integer    
dbpnew Mean diastolic pressure (mmHg) Integer    
sbpnew Mean systolic pressure (mmHg) Integer    
bmi Body Mass Index Integer    
adiponectinfi Adiponectin Integer    
serpinfi Serpin E1/PAI1 Integer    
vegfcfi Vascular endothelial growth factor-C Integer    
ccl2mcp1_fi Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand-2/JE/ Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 Integer    
ccl4mip1b_fi chemokine (C-C motif) ligand-4/MIP1-beta Integer    
ccl22mdc_fi chemokine (C-C motif) ligand-22/MDC Integer    
cxcl10ip10_fi Chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand-10/ Interferon-gamma induced protein-10 Integer    
fas_fi Fas Integer    
ifna_fi Interferon alpha Integer    
il1ail1f1_fi Interleukin 1 alpha Integer    
il2_fi Interleukin 2 Integer    
il5_fi Interleukin 5 Integer    
il8cxcl8_fi Interleukin 8 Integer    
il12p70_fi Interleukin 12 Integer    
il17il17a_fi Interleukin 17 Integer    
tnfa_fi Tumour necrosis factor-alpha Integer    
ccl3mip1a_fi chemokine (C-C motif) ligand-3/MIP1-alpha Integer    
ccl11eotaxin_fi chemokine (C-C motif) ligand-11/Eotaxin Integer    
cd40l_fi CD40 Ligand Integer    
cxcl2grob_fi Chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand-2/Gro-beta Integer    
egf_fi Epidermal growth factor Integer    
gmcsf_fi Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor Integer    
ifng_fi Interferon-gamma Integer    
il1bil1f2_fi Interleukin 1 beta/IL-1F2 Integer    
il4_fi Interleukin 4 Integer    
il6_fi Interleukin 6 Integer    
il10_fi Interleukin 10 Integer    
il13_fi Interleukin 13 Integer    
leptin_fi Leptin Integer    
cxcl1groa_fi Chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand1/GRO-alpha Integer