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Table 1 Frequency distribution of sociodemographic characteristics (n = 640)

From: Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 among people living with HIV in Mbeya, Tanzania

Demography Frequency Percent
HIV status
 Negative 322 50.3
 Positive 318 49.7
Sex
 Female 319 49.8
 Male 321 50.2
Age group
 15–19 77 12.0
 20–24 83 13.0
 25–29 106 16.5
 30–34 101 15.8
 35–39 90 14.1
 40–44 90 14.1
 45–49 93 14.5
Level of education
 No formal education 88 26.9
 Completed primary 374 58.4
 After primary 94 14.7
Marital status
 Never married 154 24.1
 Married-one spouse 352 55.0
 Others 134 20.9
Religion
 No religion 107 16.7
 Christian 496 77.5
 Others 36 5.8