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Table 3 Gender specific prevalence of HSV-2 infection by district and place of residence*

From: Heterogeneity of the HIV epidemic in the general population of Karnataka state, south India

  N Belgaum (N=502) % (95% CI) Bellary (N=475) % (95% CI) Mysore (N=436) % (95% CI) P-value$
Urban Total 652 7.54 (3.91-11.17) 10.10 (7.15-13.05) 9.56 (4.09-15.03) 0.406
Urban Males 322 4.00 (0.55-7.45) 6.37 (1.49-11.24) 7.98 (1.97-13.98) 0.318
Urban Females 330 11.53 (5.67-17.39) 13.33 (6.82-19.85) 11.01 (4.12-17.89) 0.835
Rural Total 761 19.87 (13.87-25.87) 12.31 (8.66-15.96) 11.80 (5.58-18.03) 0.452
Rural Males 367 11.43 (4.18-18.69) 7.37 (2.27-12.47) 9.64 (2.66-16.63) 0.834
Rural Females 394 27.96 (17.10-38.83) 17.09 (11.38-22.80) 13.83 (3.24-24.41) 0.431
All total 1413 16.93 (12.25-21.61) 11.38 (8.93-13.82) 10.89 (6.54-15.23) 0.929
Males 689 9.55 (4.09-15.01) 6.96 (3.51-10.41) 8.97 (4.56-14.09) 0.601
Females 724 24.29 (16.37-32.20) 15.46 (11.25-19.66) 12.67 (6.12-19.21) 0.707
  1. *All figures in weighted percentages, 95%CI: 95% Confidence interval
  2. $p-values for Pearson χ2 test for difference across districts with two degrees of freedom