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Table 1 Seroprevalences of herpes simplex virus type 2 among U.S. women and men, by age, relationship status and race

From: Herpes simplex virus type 2 seropositivity and relationship status among U.S. adults age 20 to 49: a population-based analysis

  Herpes simplex type 2 seropositivity, % (95% CI)
  Black White, Hispanic or Other
  Married or cohabitating
(n = 483)
Unpartnered
(n = 687)
Total
(n = 1170)
Married or cohabitating
(n = 956)
Unpartnered
(n = 524)
Total
(n = 1480)
Women (n)
Age, y
      
   20-24 (167) 35.8 (21.7, 49.8) 35.5 (27.8, 43.3) 35.1 (27.5, 42.6) 7.8 (4.3, 11.3) 6.8 (4.0, 9.6) 7.1 (4.8, 9.4)
   25-29 (243) 51.3 (39.2, 63.5) 61.6 (52.6, 70.7) 58.0 (50.6, 65.5) 13.6 (10.0, 17.1) 14.4 (9.2, 19.7) 13.9 (11.0, 16.8)
   30-34 (294) 58.5 (47.7, 69.2) 68.5 (59.0, 78.0) 63.8 (56.3. 71.3) 15.8 (12.5, 19.1) 25.7 (18.1, 33.4) 18.5 (15.2, 21.9)
   35-39 (322) 68.3 (58.0, 78.6) 74.9 (64.6, 85.2) 71.3 (63.4, 79.3) 23.1 (19.1, 27.1) 29.9 (22.7, 37.2) 25.3 (21.6, 29.1)
   40-44 (360) 44.0 (33.9, 54.2) 78.1 (70.3, 85.8) 62.9 (55.6, 70.1) 23.2 (18.9, 27.5) 35.9 (28.6, 43.2) 26.6 (22.7, 30.6)
   45-49 (384) 61.1 (50.5, 71.6) 70.5 (61.8, 79.1) 66.5 (59.1, 73.9) 25.5 (21.0, 29.9) 49.9 (43.3, 56.6) 31.4 (27.8, 35.0)
Men (n)
Age, y
      
   20-24 (62) 22.0 (5.9, 38.1) 16.9 (11.8, 21.9) 18.2 (13.1, 23.4) 5.0 (1.3, 8.7) 2.8 (1.2, 4.3) 3.4 (1.9, 4.9)
   25-29 (76) 28.8 (19.4, 38.1) 22.0 (12.0, 32.1) 25.1 (18.4, 31.8) 4.7 (2.4, 7.1) 4.4 (2.1, 6.8) 4.8 (3.1, 6.5)
   30-34 (129) 33.2 (24.6, 41.9) 46.5 (36.2, 56.8) 38.5 (32.5, 44.6) 7.4 (4.8, 10.1) 12.1 (6.6, 17.6) 8.9 (6.7, 11.1)
   35-39 (172) 33.7 (24.1, 43.2) 39.2 (24.6, 53.9) 36.8 (28.8, 44.9) 14.3 (10.8, 17.9) 13.6 (7.9, 19.3) 14.1 (11.3, 16.9)
   40-44 (215) 40.1 (32.1, 48.1) 53.9 (43.1, 64.7) 45.4 (39.1, 51.7) 12.5 (9.0, 16.1) 22.3 (14.7, 29.8) 15.2 (12.2, 18.3)
   45-49 (226) 48.0 (38.9, 57.1) 42.9 (34.2, 51.6) 46.2 (39.6, 52.9) 14.6 (10.8, 18.4) 22.0 (14.0, 30.1) 16.6 (13.1, 20.1)