Table 3

Prevalence of chlamydia and predicting factors among HIV-positive and HIV-negative African-Caribbean women in Toronto
HIV-positive HIV-negative Total
N % chlamydia N % chlamydia N % chlamydia
123 0.0% 286 3.8% 409 2.7%
Age (years)
15-24 2 0.0% 75 10.7% 77 10.4%
≥ 25 121 0.0% 211 1.4% 332 0.90%
p value 0.0013a <0.0001a
CMHb controlling for HIV status: p value 0.0014
Had sex in previous 6 months
Yes 58 0.0% 163 5.5% 221 4.1%
No 62 0.0% 100 0.0% 162 0.0%
p value 0.015a 0.012a
CMH controlling for HIV status: p value 0.017
Region of birth
Canada 2 0.0% 48 8.3% 50 8.0%
Caribbean 20 0.0% 129 4.7% 149 4.0%
Africa 100 0.0% 105 1.0% 205 0.5%
Other 1 0.0% 4 0.0% 5 0.0%
p value 0.13a 0.012a
CMH controlling for HIV status: p value 0.15

aFisher’s Exact Test.

bCochran-Mantel-Haenzel test.

Remis et al.

Remis et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:550   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-550

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