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Table 2 Associations between demographic characteristics and HIV-1 infections by sex among adults in Oria village, Kilimanjaro Tanzania

From: Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-1 infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: Implications for prevention and treatment

Variable Category Women (n = 890) Men (n = 601)
   No HIV+ Multivariate* No HIV+ Multivariate*
Age groups(years) 15–24 340 3.5 1 219 1.0 1
  25–34 327 10.4 2.5 (1.2–5.2) 197 5.1 5.1 (2.4–9.1)
  35–44 223 13.0 2.8 (1.3–6.2) 185 5.9 5.3 (2.5–7.4)
Marital status Single 202 3.5 1 266 1.8 1
  Married 577 8.5 1.9 (1.1–3.5) 299 5.7 2.4 (1.5–11.1)
  Separated 111 18.9 3.3 (1.2–9.0) 36 5.9 2.6 (1.3–17.8)
Polygamous marriage No 523 7.6 1 277 5.3 1
  Yes 54 9.3 1.1 (0.5–2.6) 22 9.1 1.6 (0.3–7.7)
Education level No educ 122 13.4 1 59 6.8 1
  Primary educ 698 7.6 0.5 (0.3–1.9) 471 3.2 0.4 (0.1–0.9)
  Secondary+ 70 8.6 0.7 (0.3–2.5) 71 2.8 0.3 (0.1–0.6)
Occupation Farmers 805 8.2 1 545 3.5 1
  Employed 24 4.2 0.5 (0.1–4.5) 24 0.0 0.0 (0.0-0.0)
  Business 61 13.1 1.7 (0.7–3.8) 32 6.3 2.8 (0.5–13.9)
Religion Catholic 223 7.7 1 163 6.2 1
  Protestant 254 9.9 1.4 (0.7–2.8) 197 3.0 0.4 (0.1–1.2)
  Muslim 413 8.0 1.1 (0.6–2.1) 241 2.1 0.3 (0.1–0.8)
  1. *Adjusted for age (continues variable), marital status, education level and religion, ¶: p trends across age-groups < 0.001 for both sexes, ‡: From those who report being married.