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Table 2 Changes in perceived risk (2005–2009) and HIV status (2009)

From: Accuracy and determinants of perceived HIV risk among young women in South Africa

  HIV- % (n) HIV+ % (n) Total % (n)
Perceived risk
 Low in 2005 and 2009 76 (172) 24 (57) 100 (229)
 Low in 2005, high in 2009 71 (83) 29 (32) 100 (115)
 High in 2005, low in 2009 74 (40) 26 (14) 100 (54)
 High in 2005 and 2009 68 (32) 32 (16) 100 (48)
χ 2 (p-value) 1.60 (p = 0.68)  
  1. Analysis denotes the proportion (n) testing HIV positive in 2009 (2 columns) by transitions in perceived risk status between 2005 and 2009 (4 rows)