Table 2

Covariates of HIV infection among control participants

Variables

HIV-Positive (n = 10)

HIV-Negatives (n = 110)

p-value


%

%

Age group < 40 yrs

70.00

40.91

0.0578

No education

40.00

40.00

1.0000

Low economic status

60.00

28.18

0.0671

Cigarette smoking

10.00

1.82

0.2315

Age first sex < = 16 years

30.00

31.82

1.0000

Lifetime # of sex partners > 6

50.00

20.91

0.0521

History of Pap smear

10.00

17.98

0.4871

Parity > 2

30.00

65.45

0.0393

High-risk HPV*

55.56

28.87

0.1329

Low-risk HPV

0.00

9.28

0.4352


*HPV DNA results were available for 9 HIV-positive control participants

Adjorlolo-Johnson et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:242   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-242

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