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Table 1 Weighted demographics of the tested women

From: Seroprevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus type-2 (HSV-2) among pregnant women who participated in a national HIV surveillance activity in Haiti

Characteristic** Overall HSV-2 positive HSV-2 negative P-values
na % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)
Mean age 925 26.5 (26.0–27.1) 340 27.3 (26.3–28.3) 585 26.2 (25.5–26.8) 0.036*
Age category        0.031*
 14–19 135 15.2 (12.7–18.0) 36 10.9 (8.1–14.5) 99 17.1 (13.7–21.2)  
 20–24 245 26.6 (23.2–30.4) 88 26.8 (19.0–36.4) 157 26.6 (24.0–29.2)  
 25–29 256 27.7 (22.9–33.0) 92 26.3 (19.0–35.3) 164 28.3 (23.0–34.3)  
 30–34 173 18.4 (16.1–20.9) 74 22.3 (17.5–27.9) 99 16.6 (14.2–19.4)  
 35+ 116 12.1 (9.7–15.1) 50 13.7 (10.3–18.0) 66 11.4 (9.1–14.2)  
Residence        0.068
 Urban 508 54.4 (33.6–73.9) 195 57.6 (35.6–77.0) 313 53.0 (32.4–72.6)  
 Rural 417 45.6 (26.1–66.4) 147 42.4 (23.0–64.4) 270 47.0 (27.4–67.6)  
Marital status        0.484
 Married or widowed 246 26.0 (21.5–31.1) 88 25.2 (18.3–33.7) 158 26.4 (22.5–30.7)  
 Living with partner 487 53.3 (49.0–57.4) 173 51.0 (44.1–57.8) 314 54.3 (49.6–58.9)  
 Engaged 177 18.9 (14.4–24.4) 73 21.7 (16.6–27.8) 104 17.7 (12.8–23.8)  
 Single 18 1.8 (0.9–3.5) 8 2.1 (0.6–7.8) 10 1.7 (0.8–3.3)  
Education level        0.794
 Primary or none 417 44.7 (35.9–53.9) 157 45.3 (33.6–57.6) 260 44.5 (36.4–52.9)  
 Secondary or higher 511 55.3 (46.1–64.1) 185 54.7 (42.4–66.4) 326 55.5 (47.1–63.6)  
HIV status        <0.001*
 HIV-Positive 144 2.1 (1.6–2.8) 103 4.8 (3.9–6.0) 41 0.9 (0.6–1.3)  
 HIV-Negative 784 97.9 (97.2–98.4) 239 95.2 (94.0–96.1) 545 99.2 (98.7–99.4)  
  1. aThese prevalences exclude 3 observations where age was missing and 3 observations where residence was missing
  2. *Significance at alpha=0.05
  3. **This table only presents information on HSV-2 tested women, but those not tested for HSV-2 were not significantly different than those tested in terms of mean age, age group, residence, marital status, education level or HIV status