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Table 2 HIV seroprevalence of visitors to public health centers in Korea (2005).

From: Characteristics of HIV seroprevalence of visitors to public health centers under the national HIV surveillance system in Korea: cross sectional study

  No. of HIV tested No. of HIV tested individuals (%) No. positive
(%)
HIV Seroprevalence (95% CI) Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
Total 343563 280456 149 5.3 (4.5,6.5)   
Gender       
   Female 251483 192687 (68.7) 25 (16.8) 1.3 (0.8,1.8) 1.0 1.0
   Male 92080 87769 (31.3) 124 (83.2) 14.1 (11.6,16.6) 10.9 (7.1,16.8) 6.2 (3.8,10.2)
Age group       
   <20 17922 15587 (5.6) 4 (2.7) 2.6 (0.1,5.1) 0.9 (0.3,2.6) 0.6 (0.2,1.6)
   20–29 165803 127393 (45.4) 35 (23.5) 2.7 (1.8,3.7) 1.0 1.0
   30–39 86052 70723 (25.2) 56 (37.5) 7.9 (5.8,10.0) 2.9 (1.9,4.4) 2.6 (1.7,4.0)
   40–49 43220 37559 (13.5) 41 (27.5) 10.9 (7.6,14.3) 4.0 (2.5,6.2) 3.8 (2.4,6.0)
   50–59 16039 15196 (5.4) 8 (5.4) 5.3 (1.6,8.9) 1.9 (0.9,4.1) 1.4 (0.6,3.0)
   60≤ 14527 13998 (4.9) 5 (3.4) 3.6 (0.4,6.7) 1.3 (0.5,3.3) 0.9 (0.4,2.3)
Nationality       
   Korean 333367 270497 (96.5) 131 (87.9) 4.8 (4.0,5.7) 1.0 1.0
   Foreigner 10196 9959 (3.5) 18 (12.1) 18.1 (9.7,26.4) 3.7 (2.3,6.1) 3.8 (2.2,6.4)
Region       
   Metropolitan 134613 113290 (40.4) 87 (58.4) 7.7 (6.1,9.3) 1.0 1.0
   Small town or rural 208950 167166 (59.6) 62 (41.6) 3.7 (2.8,4.6) 0.5 (0.3,0.7) 0.5 (0.4,0.7)
Reason for testing       
   General group 90628 88116 (31.4) 32 (21.5) 3.6 (2.4,4.9) 1.0 1.0
   HIV ISG 43517 39502 (14.1) 86 (57.7) 21.8 (17.2,26.4) 6.0 (4.0,9.0) 4.9 (3.2,7.5)
   HIV TRG 8351 8144 (2.9) 10 (6.7) 12.3 (4.7,19.9) 3.4 (1.7,6.9) 2.6 (1.3,5.4)
   STI risk group 201067 144694 (51.6) 21 (14.1) 1.5 (0.8,2.1) 0.4 (0.2,0.7) 1.1 (0.6,2.0)
  1. HIV seroprevalence: the number of people living with HIV/AIDS per 10,000 individuals. All data are excluded 9,877 anonymous cases and 19,252 cases without full residential identification number (RID) or with incorrect RID. CI: Confidence Interval, OR: Odds Ratio. No. positive: the number of people living with HIV/AIDS.
  2. HIV TRG: HIV test recommended group. HIV ISG: HIV infection suspected group. STI: sexually transmitted infection.