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Table 4 HIV seroprevalence of visitors to public health centers by reason for HIV testing 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

Group Subgroup No. of HIV tested individuals
(%)
No. of positive HIV Seroprevalence
(95% CI)
Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
Total   280456 149 5.3 (4.5–6.5) - -
General group Health Checkup 21598 (7.7) 9 4.2 (1.4–6.9) 1.0 1.0
  Medical Certificate 41358 (14.7) 19 4.6 (2.5–6.7) 1.1 (0.5–2.4) 1.0 (0.4–2.3)
  Prenatal Checkup 17159 (6.1) 2 1.2 (0.0–2.8) 0.3 (0.1–1.3) 1.2 (0.2–5.9)
  Others* 8001 (2.9) 2 2.5 (0.0–6.0) 0.6 (0.1–1.0) 0.8 (0.1–1.4)
HIV ISG Referral by doctor 19359 (6.9) 38 19.6 (13.4–25.9) 4.7 (2.3–9.8) 3.6 (1.7–7.5)
  Voluntary test taker 20143 (7.2) 48 23.8 (17.1–30.6) 5.7 (2.8–11.7) 5.7 (2.8–11.8)
HIV TRG TB patient 6822 (2.4) 3 4.4 (0.0–9.4) 1.1 (0.3–3.9) 0.9 (0.2–3.4)
  Prisoner 1295 (0.5) 2 15.4 (0.0–36.8) 3.7 (0.8–17.2) 2.5 (0.5–11.6)
  Partner of HIV-infected individual 27 (0.0) 5 1,852(387–3,317) 545 (169–999) 420 (110–999)
STI risk group CSW 399 (0.1) 0 0.0 - -
  Bar employee 87602 (31.2) 12 1.4 (0.6–2.2) 0.3 (0.1–0.8) 0.9 (0.4–2.2)
  Tea room employee 27353 (9.8) 2 0.7 (0.0–1.7) 0.2 (0.0–0.8) 0.8 (0.2–3.8)
  Massage parlor 1535 (0.6) 0 0.0 - -
  Others** 27805 (9.9) 7 2.5 (0.7–4.4) 0.6 (0.2–1.6) 2.1(0.7–5.9)
  1. CI: Confidence Interval, OR: Odds Ratio, TB: tuberculosis, CSW; commercial sexual worker.
  2. HIV TRG: HIV test recommended group. HIV ISG: HIV infection suspected group. STI: sexually transmitted infection.
  3. *Employees of motels, restaurants, and beauty salons, etc.
  4. **One among four subgroup in STI risk group, but not specified.