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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population (n = 260)

From: Hepatitis A, B and C viral co-infections among HIV-infected adults presenting for care and treatment at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Characteristic Male (%)
n = 78
Female (%)
N = 182
Total
n = 260
P-value
Age group     < 0.01
   18 – 29 3 (3.8) 48 (26.3) 51 (19.6)  
   30 – 39 38 (48.7) 87 (47.8) 125 (48.1)  
   40 – 49 28 (35.9) 31 (17.0) 59 (22.7)  
   50+ 9 (11.5) 16 (8.8) 25 (9.6)  
Marital Status     0.04
   Single 16 (20.5) 51 (28.0) 67 (25.8)  
   Married 47 (60.3) 83 (45.6) 130 (50.0)  
   Divorced 10 (12.8) 18 (9.9) 28 (10.8)  
   Widowed 5 (6.4) 30 (16.5) 35 (13.5)  
Education     0.04
   Primary & below 44 (56.4) 125 (68.7) 169 (65.0)  
   Secondary 22 (28.2) 41 (22.5) 63 (24.2)  
   Post Secondary 12 (15.4) 16 (8.8) 28 (10.8)  
Baseline CD4+ count (cells/μl)     
   < 200 43 (56.6) 77 (46.1) 120 (49.4)  
   200 – 350 19 (25.0) 27 (16.2) 46 (18.9)  
   > 350 14 (18.4) 63 (37.7) 77 (31.7) < 0.01
WHO-HIV stage     0.66
I 15 (19.2) 45 (24.7) 60 (23.1)  
II 20 (25.6) 47 (25.8) 67 (25.8)  
III 32 (41.0) 72 (39.6) 104 (40.0)  
IV 11 (14.1) 18 (9.9) 29 (11.2)