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Table 1 Characteristics of Trichomonas vaginalis qPCR positive women (cases) and T. vaginalis qPCR negative women (controls)

From: Urogenital pathogens, associated with Trichomonas vaginalis, among pregnant women in Kilifi, Kenya: a nested case-control study

Characteristic Cases (%)
N = 28
Controls (%)
N = 51
χ2 x
P-value
Age group (Years)
 18–24 42.9 31.4 0.307
  ≥ 25 57.1 68.6  
Religion
 Christian 64.3 68.6 0.383
 Muslim 10.7 17.7  
 Other/None 25.0 13.7  
Education
 None 21.4 23.5 0.946
 Primary 60.7 56.9  
 Secondary/Tertiary 17.9 19.6  
Employment status
 Employed/self-employed 50.0 72.6 0.045
 Unemployed 50.0 27.5  
Parity
 0 25.0 35.3 0.234
 1–2 46.4 25.4  
 3+ 28.6 37.3  
Gestational age (weeks)
 14–27 57.1 58.8 0.885
  ≥ 28 42.9 41.2  
Number of lifetime sex partners
 1 82.1 90.2 0.303
 3+ 21.7 9.8  
  1. In bold: significantly associated, i.e., P ≤ 0.05