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Table 2 Seroprevalence of HSV-2 by demographic characteristics of the total population

From: Prevalence of viral sexually transmitted infections and HPV high-risk genotypes in women in rural communities in the Department of La Paz, Bolivia

HSV-2
Variable groupTotalPositiveCrudeAdjusted
NN(%)OR95% CIP value1OR295% CIPvalue
All women389205(53) 47.7–57.6    
Age
  < 269836(37)1.0(Ref)    
 26–3410457(55)2.11.2–3.60.01   
 35–459864(65)3.21.8–5.80.0001   
  > 458948(54)2.01.1–3.60.019   
Occupation
 Professional or student5121(41)1.0(Ref) 1.0(Ref) 
 Self employed313665(48)1.30.7–2.50.400.90.5–1.90.90
 Housewife202119(59)2.01.1–3.90.021.60.8–3.10.10
Number of children
 04111(27)1.0(Ref) 1.0(Ref) 
 1–3225114(51)2.81.3–5.90.0062.71.2–5.80.01
 4–1012380(65)5.02.3–110.00014.61.8–110.001
Current family planning method
 Condom144(29)1.0(Ref) 1.0(Ref) 
 Hormonal contraception12874(58)3.41.0–110.042.60.8–8.90.40
 Others44125(61)3.91.0–140.042.50.6–8.90.10
 None206102(49)2.40.7–8.10.141.70.5–5.90.20
Residence
 Large size town239112(47)1.0(Ref) 1.0(Ref) 
 Small size town7341(56)1.40.8–2.40.161.50.8–2.50.15
 Villages7752(67)2.41.4–3.90.00162.41.4–4.10.02
  1. 1P value was calculated between the subgroups or variables compared to the reference variable
  2. 2Odds ratio adjusted for age
  3. 3Self-employed: Merchant, artisan, cook and farmer
  4. 4Others: Intra uterine devise (IUD), tubal ligation and calendar
  5. Abbreviations: OR: odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, Ref Reference