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Table 2 HSV-2 seroprevalence, age, and reported number of heterosexual partners by BMI_class.

From: Body mass index, sexual behaviour, and sexually transmitted infections : an analysis using the NHANES 1999–2000 data

  Males Females
BMI_class Last 12 months Lifetime HSV-2 prevalence Mean Age Last 12 months Lifetime HSV-2 Prevalence Mean Age
Normal (BMI<25) 2.00 22.08 15.6% 32.62 1.15 5.24 23.2% 32.14
Overweight (25< = BMI<30) 1.38 18.80 16.7% 35.59 1.03 4.77 29.3% 33.66
Obese (BMI>30) 1.12 11.94 15.9% 35.19 0.93 7.961 34.9% 34.88
  1. 1.This value is heavily influenced by a single outlier reporting 999 lifetime partners. Without her this mean value goes down to 5.76.