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Table 2 Prevalence of HIV-1 infection by age and sex Cango Lyec study, mid-northern Uganda districts, 2011/2012

From: “The Cango Lyec Project - Healing the Elephant”: HIV related vulnerabilities of post-conflict affected populations aged 13–49 years living in three Mid-Northern Uganda districts

Variable HIV+/Total (Weighted %) HIV+/Total (Weighted %) HIV+/Total (Weighted %) p-value
Age Total Males Females
 13–19 15/723 (2.2%) 3/343 (0.8%) 12/380 (3.4%) 0.005
 20–24 40/443 (8.5%) 8/185 (4.0%) 32/258 (11.5%) <0.001
 25–29 58/442 (14.0%) 11/161 (9.3%) 47/281 (16.5%) 0.046
 30–34 61/315 (21.7%) 15/118 (15.7%) 46/197 (25.0%) 0.152
 35–39 46/199 (22.7%) 17/84 (22.6%) 29/115 (22.8%) 0.972
 40–44 42/155 (30.1%) 16/63 (27.7%) 26/92 (31.4%) 0.073
 45–49 15/111 (14.6%) 7/37 (17.8%) 8/74 (13.0%) 0.655
Total 277/2388 (12.2%) 77/991 (8.5%) 200/1397 (14.6%) 0.0002
  1. Legend: HIV prevalence was higher in females compared to males and increased with increasing age with a peak at the 40–44 years in both sexes
  2. NB: % weighted using sampling weights