Table 2

HIV Prevalence by socio- demographic and behavioral characteristics
All Males Females Total
Median age (years range)
HIV-infected 39 (22–51) 39 (26–51) 38 (22–49)
HIV-uninfected 36 (18–61) 37 (19–61) 34 (18–56) 0.07
Refused to test 30 (18–57) 30 (18–35) 46 (25–57)
Marital Status
(n = 435)
Never married
HIV-infected 3 (2.3%) 2 (2.3%) 1 (2.5%)
HIV-uninfected 125 (97.7%) 86 (97.7%) 39 (97.5)
0.03*
Married
HIV-infected 24 (7.8%) 20 (7.7%) 4 (8.3%)
HIV-uninfected 283 (92.2%) 239 (92.3%) 44 (91.7%)
Level of education
n=433
Primary
HIV-infected 16 (9.1%) 13 (9.4%) 3 (7.9%)
HIV-uninfected 160 (90.9%) 125 (90.6%) 35 (92.1%)
Secondary 0.06**
HIV-infected 11 (4.7%) 9 (4.8%) 2 (4.1%)
HIV-uninfected 225 (95.3%) 180 (95.2%) 45 (95.7%)
College/university
HIV-infected 0 0 0
HIV-uninfected 21 18 3
Condom use last sexual encounter
n=307
Yes
HIV-infected 3 (8.1%) 1 (3.6%) 2 (22.2%)
HIV-uninfected 34 (91.9%) 27 (96.4) 7 (77.8%)
0.76***
No
HIV-infected 21 (7.8%) 18 (7.9%) 3 (7.1%)
HIV-uninfected 249 (92.2%) 210 (92.1%) 39 (92.9%)
Regular sexual partner Wife/Husband
n=304
Yes
HIV-infected 22 (8.1%) 19 (98.0%) 3 (8.6%)
HIV-uninfected 250 (91.9%) 218 (92.0%) 32 (91.4%)
0.93****
No
HIV-infected 2 (6.3%) 1 (5.9%) 1 (6.7%)
HIV-uninfected 30 (93.7%) 16 (94.1%) 14 (93.3%)
Regular sexual partner someone else
n=226
Yes
HIV-infected 6 (4.5%) 6 (5.7%) 0
HIV-uninfected 128 (95.5%) 99 (94.3%) 29
0.95
No
HIV-infected 5 (5.4%) 3 (4.2%) 2 (9.5%)
HIV-uninfected 87 (94.6%) 68 (95.8%) 19 (90.5%)

* p values comparison of HIV –infection among the married to the never married.

** p values comparison of HIV-infection in primary vs secondary education.

*** p values comparison of HIV-infection among the condom users and non condom users.

**** p values comparison of HIV-infection with respect for regular sexual partners and irregular sexual partners.

Munseri et al.

Munseri et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:722   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-722

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