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Table 1 Comparison of the sociodemographic characteristics of the women by recruitment sites

From: The burden, distribution and risk factors for cervical oncogenic human papilloma virus infection in HIV positive Nigerian women

Characteristics of participants NIMR site Community site P value
n = 262 (%) n = 253 (%)
Median age (years) 35 [IQR: 31-41] 37 [IQR:32–47] 0.09
Educational level completed   
< Secondary 53 (21.0) 69 (26.2) 0.20
≥ Secondary 199 (79.0) 194 (73.8)  
Marital status    
Unmarried 88 (34.9) 85 (32.3) 0.60
Married 164 (65.1) 178 (67.7)  
Tribal group    
Major Southern tribes 151 (59.9) 159 (60.4) 0.57
Northern tribes 54 (21.4) 48 (18.3)  
Southern minority tribes 47 (18.7) 56 (21.3)  
Residence    
Urban 90 (35.7) 93 (35.4) 0.99
Rural 162 (64.3) 170 (64.6)  
Occupation    
Unemployed 34 (13.5) 38 (14.4) 0.85
Employed 218 (86.5) 225 (85.6)  
Age at first intercourse (years)   
< 15 27 (10.7) 30 (11.4) 0.91
≥ 15 225 (89.3) 223 (88.6)  
Number of life time sexual partners   
< 2 91 (36.1) 83 (31.6) 0.31
≥ 2 161 (63.9) 180 (68.4)  
HIV status    
Negative 49 (19.4) 246 (93.5) 0.00
Positive 203 (80.6) 17 (6.5)