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Table 1 Selected summary characteristics among HIV infected participants stratified by HIV type and HIV negative participants

From: The HIV care continuum and HIV-1 drug resistance among female sex workers: a key population in Guinea-Bissau

  HIV-1 single-infected (n = 90) HIV-1/2 dual-infected (n = 14) HIV-2 single-infected (n = 14) HIV negative (n = 322) HIV-1 vs HIV negative
p-value
Age 30 (25–37) 47 (35–49) 38 (28–44) 26 (22–32) < .001c
CD4 cell count cells/mm3 615 (377–811) 525 (296–741) 1039 (727–1177) NA NA
HIV-1 VL copies/ml 4417 (631–30,193) 3138 (20–21,600) NA NA NA
Region .002d
 Bissau 45 (50.0%) 11 (78.6%) 3 (21.4%) 103 (32.0%)  
 Outside Bissaua 45 (50.0%) 3 (21.4%) 11 (78.6%) 219 (68.0%)  
Education (years) .01e
 None 33 (36.7%) 7 (50.0%) 8 (57.1%) 71 (22.1%)  
 1–5 19 (21.1%) 54 (28.9%) 1 (7.1%) 52 (16.2%)  
 6–9 22 (24.4%) 2 (14.3%) 2 (14.3%) 115 (35.7%)  
 9–12 7 (7.8%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (21.4%) 71 (22.1%)  
 Data missing 9 (10.0%) 1 (7.1%) 0 (0.0%) 13 (4.0%)  
Marital status ≤ .001d
 Single 30 (33.3%) 3 (21.4%) 5 (35.7%) 207 (64.3%)  
 Married 19 (21.1%) 2 (14.3%) 1(7.1%) 31 (9.6%)  
 Divorce or widowed 37 (41.1%) 9 (64.3%) 8 (57.1%) 77 (23.9%)  
 Data missing 4 (4.4%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 7 (2.2%)  
Number of clients per week .08d
 < 9 43 (47.8%) 7 (50.0%) 11 (78.6%) 196 (60.9%)  
 ≥ 10 33 (36.7%) 6 (42.9%) 2 (14.3%) 85 (26.4%)  
 Data missing 14 (15.5%) 1 (7.1%) 1 (7.1%) 41 (12.7%)  
Condom useb .22d
 Inconsistent 43 (47.8%) 6 (42.9%) 9 (64.3%) 136 (42.2%)  
 Consistent 42 (46.7%) 6 (42.9%) 4 (28.6%) 180 (55.9%)  
 Data missing 5 (5.6%) 2 (14.2%) 1 (7.1%) 6 (1.9%)  
  1. Data are n (%) or median (IQR)
  2. IQR interquartile range, NA not applicable, VL viral load
  3. aCanchungo, Bafata, Gabu, Bambadinca, Buba, Quebo
  4. bCondom use last month; inconsistent including “Never” and “Sometimes”, consistent including “Always”
  5. cMann–Whitney test U test
  6. dChi Square test
  7. eKruskal–Wallis test