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Table 4 Relationship between socio-demographic characteristics and BV prevalence

From: Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and associated risk factors in pregnant women receiving antenatal care at the Kumba Health District (KHD), Cameroon

Characteristics Number enrolled Number positive for BV n (%) χ2, P-value
Study site
 DHK 83 25 (30.1) 43.1, < 0.001
 CMA Ntam III 98 42 (32.8)
 CMA Kumba Urban 128 14 (14.3)
TOTAL 309 81 (26.2)
Marital status
 Single 84 21(25.0) 5.883, 0.208
 Married 224 60 (26.8)
 Widow 1 0 (0.0)
Age group (years)
 18–22 72 21 (29.2) 12.196, 0.143
 23–27 103 26 (25.2)
 28–32 91 24 (26.4)
 33–37 33 10 (23.3)
 38–42 10  
Educational Level
 No education 6 2 (33.3) 2.373, 0.882
 Primary 99 27 (27.3)
 Secondary 114 32 (28.1)
 Tertiary 90 21 (23.3)
Residence
 Urban 196 48 (24.5) 8.609, 0.014
 Rural 113 33 (29.5)
  1. Key: DHK District Hospital Kumba, CMA Centre Medicaled’Arrondissement