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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (N = 122)

From: Anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive men and women at two opportunistic infections clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe

Characteristic
Age (years) Mean (SD) 39.6 (10.7)
Sex n (%)
  Male 49 (40.2)
Female 73 (59.8)
Marital status
  Single 21 (17.2)
Married 67 (54.9)
Divorced 13 (10.7)
Widowed 21 (17.2)
Current CD4
  Median (IQR) 375 (235–557)
CD4 nadir
  Median (IQR) 141 (65–597)
Time since HIV diagnosis
  <  1 year 15 (12.7)
1 to 5 years 50 (42.4)
>  5 years 53 (44.9)
Age at first sex
  Median (IQR) 19 (18–21)
Number of lifetime sexual partners
  <  5 69 (62.2)
5 to 10 25 (22.5)
>  10 17 (15.35)
Sexual orientation
  Heterosexual 121 (99.1)
Homosexual 1 (0.9)
Receptive anal intercourse
  Ever 5 (4.1)
Never 117 (95.9)
Condom use
  Regular 71 (58.2)
Occasional 44 (36.0)
Never 7 (5.8)
History of anal warts
  Yes 18 (14.8)
No 104 (85.2)
History of CIN/cervical cancer (women only)
  Yes 3 (4.1)
No 70 (95.9)
History of VIN/vulvar cancer (women only)
  Yes 0 (0.0)
No 73 (100.0)