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Table 1 Demographic and behavioural characteristics of women with recent HIV infection and women who remained HIV negative at the end of study follow-up

From: Association of endogenous progesterone levels in young women using hormonal contraception with recent HIV-1 infection

  HIV Positive
n = 39
HIV Negative
n = 36
Total
n = 75
P value
Age     0.819
  < 25 21 (53.8%) 18 (50.0%) 39 (52.0%)  
  > 25 18 (46.2%) 18 (50.0%) 36 (48.0%)  
Education     1.000
 None 28 (71.8%) 25 (69.4%) 53 (70.7%)  
 Some form of Education 11 (28.2%) 11 (30.6%) 22 (29.3%)  
Sexual Debut     0.129
  < 19 years 35 (89.7%) 27 (75.0%) 62 (82.7%)  
  > 20 years 4 (10.3%) 9 (25.0%) 13 (17.3%)  
*Number of Sex Acts
in the last 7 days
    1.000
 1–2 16 (55.2%) 16 (57.1%) 32 (56.1%)  
 3+ 13 (44.8%) 12 (42.9%) 25 (43.9%)  
Any STI     0.389
 No 33 (84.6%) 27 (75.0%) 60 (80.0%)  
 Yes 6 (15.4%) 9 (25.0%) 15 (20.0%)  
Hormonal Contraception     0.628
 No 15 (38.5%) 11 (30.6%) 26 (34.7%)  
 Yes 24 (61.5%) 25 (69.4%) 49 (65.3%)  
Type of Hormonal Contraception     0.560
 DMPA 14 (58.3%) 17 (68.0%) 31 (63.3%)  
 NET-EN 10 (41.7%) 8 (32.0%) 18 (36.7%)  
  1. Syphilis, Trichomonas vaginalis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis