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Table 1 Characteristics of circumcised and uncircumcised HIV-1 seroconverters and their samples (as-treated analysis)

From: Circumcision status at HIV infection is not associated with plasma viral load in men: analysis of specimens from a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Circumcised mean (SD) or % (n) Uncircumcised mean (SD) or % (n) p-valuea
Individual-level (N = 37 circumcised, 26 uncircumcised)
 Mean age (years) 20.0 (1.5) 20.4 (1.6) .32
 Mean educational attainment (years) 9.3 (2.1) 10.0 (2.2) .20
 STI diagnosis within 3.5 months of seroconversion - % (n) 13.5 (5) 34.6 (9) .08
 High-risk sex within 6 months of seroconversion - % (n) 70.3 (26) 53.8 (14) .20
Sample-level (N = 72 circumcised, 52 uncircumcised)
 Mean (days) between seroconversion and draw date 516.2 (210.7) 558.8 (330.3) .42
  Percent (n) drawn < 12 mo. post seroconversion 26.4 (19) 34.6 (18) .28
  Percent (n) drawn 12–17 mo. post seroconversion 31.9 (23) 23.1 (12)
  Percent (n) drawn > 18 mo. post seroconversion 27.8 (20) 19.2 (10)
  Percent (n) drawn > 24 mo. post seroconversion 13.9 (10) 23.1 (12)
 Mean age (days) of sample(s) at testing 2646.5 (367.5) 2702.4 (375.5) .41
  1. aTests for continuous variables were done using t-tests; tests for categorical variables were done using exact Chi-square tests