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Table 4 Associations between HIV-1 infection and reported health related factors 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*
Treated for GUD past 1 month No 878 8.1 1 590 3.6 1
  Yes 12 36.4 6.4 (1.7–24.1) 11 9.0 2.1 (0.4–39.2)
Treated for GDS past 1 month No 856 8.4 1 585 3.2 1
  Yes 34 9.1 1.0 (0.2–2.8) 16 12.5 4.2 (1.0–26.0)
Treated for TB past 5 years No 876 8.1 1 593 3.5 1
  Yes 14 30.8 5.2 (1.5–18.2) 7 14.0 3.1 (0.0–31.4)
Treated for herpes zoster past 5 years No 881 8.3 1 597 3.5 1
  Yes 9 25.0 3.8 (0.7–21.0) 5 20.0 4.3 (0.0–40.4)
Prolonged fever past 1 month No 847 7.7 1 581 3.4 1
  Yes 43 23.8 3.6 (1.6–7.9) 20 5.0 1.4 (0.2–1.5)
Prolonged diarrhoea past 1 month No 882 8.2 1 595 6.8 1
  Yes 8 37.5 7.2 (1.5–33.5) 6 16.6 2.3 (0.0–20.2)
Considerable weight loss past 1 month No 847 7.6 1 572 3.1 1
  Yes 43 25.6 4.0 (1.8–8.6) 29 10.3 3.5 (1.0–12.7)
  1. *Adjusted for age (continues variable), marital status, education level and religion; GUD, Genital ulcer disease; GDS, genital discharge syndrome; TB, Tuberculosis.