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Table 2 Factors Associated with HSV-2, HIV and Syphilis Infection Among Male Sex Partners of Pregnant Women; Peru, 2003–2004.

From: Prevalence of HIV, Herpes Simplex Virus-2, and Syphilis in male sex partners of pregnant women in Peru

Risk Factor HSV-2 n/N (%) Syphilis n/N (%) HIV n/N (%)
Overall 287/1796 (15.9%) 28/1796 (1.6%) 15/1796 (0.8%)
Age    
   16 – 22 37/383 (9.7%) 5/383 (1.3%) 2/383 (0.5%)
   23 – 26 51/462 (11.0%) 3/462 (0.6%) 6/462 (1.3%)
   27 – 32 85/467 (17.5%) 9/487 (1.8%) 4/487 (0.8%)
   33+ 114/463 (24.6%) 11/463 (2.4%) 3/463 (0.6%)
# Lifetime sexual partners    
   1 – 2 42/362 (11.6%) 3/362 (0.8%) 2/362 (0.6%)
   3 – 4 66/435 (15.2%) 2/435 (0.5%) 3/435 (0.7%)
   5 – 9 57/429 (13.3%) 9/429 (2.1%) 3/429 (0.7%)
   10+ 108/432 (25.0%) 11/432 (2.5%)* 6/432 (1.4%)
# Sexually active years    
   0 – 6 39/450 (8.7%) 4/450 (0.9%) 3/450 (0.7%)
   7 – 11 59/522 (11.3%) 6/522 (1.1%) 4/522 (0.8%)
   12 – 17 80/416 (19.2%) 7/416 (1.7%) 5/416 (1.2%)
   18+ 109/407 (26.8%) 11/407 (2.7%)* 3/407 (0.7%)
History of STI    
   No 226/1589 (14.2%) 20/1589 (1.3%) 11/1589 (0.7%)
   Yes 61/204 (29.9%)‡ 8/207 (3.9%) 4/207 (1.9%)
History of sex with men, lifetime    
   No 143/1599 (14.6%) 23/1599 (1.4%) 12/1599 (0.8%)
   Yes 54/197 (27.4%) 5/197 (2.5%) 3/197 (1.5%)
History of sex with FSW, lifetime    
   No 150/1128 (13.3%) 15/1128 (1.3%) 10/1128 (0.9%)
   Yes 137/688 (20.5%) 13/668 (1.9%) 5/668 (0.7%)
Non-injection illegal drug use, last year    
   No 256/1671 (15.3%) 26/1671 (1.6%) 13/1671 (0.8%)
   Yes 31/125 (24.8%) 2/125 (1.6%) 2/125 (1.6%)
Genital ulcer, last year    
   No 226/1592 (14.2%) 19/1592 (1.2%) 13/1592 (0.8%)
   Yes 61/204 (29.9%)‡ 9/204 (4.4%) 2/204 (1.0%)
  1. *<0.05 †<0.01 ‡ <0.001, determined by chi-squared tests and tests of trend for categorized continuous variables (age, number of lifetime partners, and number of sexually active years)