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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics of the study participants who participated in the first round of the prevalence study

From: Declining HIV-1 prevalence and incidence among Police Officers – a potential cohort for HIV vaccine trials, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Characteristic Male Female P value
Median age (range) 37 (18–61) 33 (18–57) <0.001
Mean Age (SD) 36 (±9.2) 34 (±9.5)  
Marital Status (n=435)    
Never married 88 (25.4%) 40 (45.5%) <0.001
Married 259 (74.6%) 48 (55.5%)  
Level of education (n=433)    
Primary 138 (40.0%) 38 (43.2%)  
Secondary 189 (54.8%) 47 (53.4%) 0.751
College/university 18 (5.2%) 3 (3.4%)  
Condom use last sexual encounter (n=307)    
Yes 28 (10.9%) 9 (17.6%) 0.163
No 228 (89.1%) 42 (82.4%)  
Regular sexual partner Wife/Husband (n=304)    
Yes 237 (93.3%) 35 (70.0%) <0.001
No 17 (6.7%) 15 (30.0%)  
Regular sexual partner someone else (n=226)    
Yes 105 (59.7%) 29 (58.0%)  
No 71 (40.3%) 21 (42.0%) 0.871
Condom use during extramarital sex (n = 21)    
Yes 12 (70.6%) 4 (100%) 0.50
No 5 (29.4%) 0 (0%)