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Table 2 Baseline analysis of sexually transmitted infections among study participants

From: Incidence rate of sexually transmitted infections among HIV infected patients on long-term ART in an urban and a rural clinic in Uganda

Variable N No STIs (N = 918) STIs (N = 94)
N (%) N (%)
Age 1012   
 18–34   153 (90.0) 17 (10.0)
 35–44   402 (88.6) 52 (11.5)
 > 45   363 (93.6) 25 (6.4)
Gender 1012   
 Female   662 (89.2) 80 (10.8)
 Male   256 (94.8) 14 (5.2)
Marital status 1012   
 Married/cohabiting   422 (90.6) 43 (9.3)
 Not married   496 (90.7) 51 (0.3)
Educational level 1012   
 No formal education   109 (87.2) 16 (12.8)
 Primary Level   422 (92.1) 36 (7.9)
 ≥Secondary level   387 (90.2) 42 (9.8)
Employment
 Formal employment 998 256 (90.5) 27 (9.5)
 No formal employment   648 (90.6) 67 (9.4)
Baseline Viral load 1011   
 < 1000 copies/ml   811 (91.5) 75 (8.5)
 ≥1000 copies/ml   107 (85.6) 18 (14.4)
Baseline CD4 1012   
 < 200 cells   90 (90.0) 10 (10.0)
 ≥200 cell   828 (90.7) 84 (9.2)
Site 1012   
 Urban   382 (95.0) 20 (5.0)
 Rural   536 (90.7) 94 (9.3)