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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the screened Police volunteers

From: Experiences on recruitment and retention of volunteers in the first HIV vaccine trial in Dar es Salam, Tanzania - the phase I/II HIVIS 03 trial

Characteristic Attended for screening Randomized Enrolled
Number 177 79 60
Male : Female 126:51 57:22 45:15
Age Range (years) 20-52 19-47 20-47
Median Age (IQR)* 28(24–35) 26 28 (25–35)
Female 26(22–36) 27.5 25 (23–36)
Male 28 (25–35) 26 28 (25–32)
Education, n (%)    
Primary 55 (31.6) 8 16(26.7)
Secondary 98 (56.3) 58 36 (60.0)
Post-secondary 21 (12.1) 13 8 (13.3)
Marital Status, n (%)    
Single 105 (60.3) 51 37(61.7)
Married/cohabiting 68 (39.7) 28 23(38.3)
  1. *IQR = interquartile range.