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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of HIV+ and HIV– individuals of the matched study population

From: Association between Taenia solium infection and HIV/AIDS in northern Tanzania: a matched cross sectional-study

Variables HIV+ (170) HIV– (170) Total (340) p-value
  n % n % n %  
Gender        1.00a
 Male 85 50.0 85 50.0 170 50.0
Age group        0.50*
 9–19 years 5 2.9 6 3.5 11 3.2 0.61*
 20–39 years 70 41.2 82 48.2 152 44.7 0.23*
 40–59 years 83 48.8 72 42.4 155 45.6 0.12*
 60–74 years 12 7.1 10 5.9 22 6.5 0.88*
District        0.96*
 Mbulu 62 36.5 69 40.6 131 38.5 0.44*
 Iramba 82 48.2 73 42.9 155 45.6 0.33*
 Hanang 18 10.6 19 11.2 37 10.9 0.86*
 Babati 8 4.7 9 5.3 17 5.0 0.80*
Tribe        0.30
 Iraqw 66 38.8 79 46.5 145 42.6 0.15
 Nyiramba 64 37.6 57 33.5 121 35.6 0.43
 Nyisanzu 13 7.6 16 9.4 29 8.5 0.56
 Other tribes 27 15.9 18 10.6 45 13.2 0.15
Marital status        0.10
 Married 130 76.5 143 84.1 273 80.3 0.08
 Single 37 21.8 24 14.1 61 17.9 0.07
 Divorced 3 1.8 3 1.8 6 1.8 1.00
Education        0.01
 School not attended 37 21.8 18 10.6 55 16.2
 School attended 133 78.2 152 89.4 285 83.8
Occupation        0.02
 Peasant 149 87.6 155 91.2 304 89.4 0.53
 Housewife 6 3.5 0 0.0 6 1.8 0.01
 Business man/woman 3 1.8 0 0.0 3 0.9 0.08
 Medical occupation 1 0.6 5 2.9 6 1.8 0.10
 Student 6 3.5 1 0.6 7 2.1 0.06
 Other 5 2.9 9 5.3 14 4.1 0.28
  1. HIV human immunodeficiency virus
  2. *The factors gender, age group, and district were considered for matching between HIV+ and HIV–