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Table 1 The distributions of HIV prevalence by gender, age and district (n=678)

From: HIV prevalence in suspected Ebola cases during the 2014–2016 Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

Variable Negative (n) Positive (n) Prevalence (%) χ2 P-value
Gender     23.972 <0.001
 Female 220 76 25.7   
 Male 330 42 11.3   
 unknown 9 1 10   
Age group (years)     48.511 <0.001
 0-14 158 4 2.5   
 15-49 312 102 24.6   
 50 74 6 7.5   
 unknown 15 7 31.8   
District     6.695 0.035
 Western Urban 375 65 14.8   
 Western Rural 156 46 22.8   
 Other and unknown 28 8 22.2