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Table 5 Relationship between Bacterial vaginosis and obstetric and gynecological

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

Clinical Characteristic Number positive for BV Percentage positive Statistics χ2 (P-value)
Use of antibiotics
 Yes (n = 105) 16 15.2 12.893 (0.002)
 No (n = 204) 65 31.9
HIV Status
 Positive (n = 14) 3 21.4 0.822 (0.935)
 Negative (n = 293) 77 26.3
Genital tract infection
 Yes (n = 124) 32 25.8 18.154 (0.001)
 No (n = 182) 49 26.9
Gestational age
 1st Trimester (n = 29) 6 20.7) 13.959 (0.007)
 2nd Trimester (n = 180) 57 31.7
 3rd Trimester (n = 100) 18 18.0
Previous pregnancy loss
 Perinatal (n = 35) 9 25.7 9.569 (0.144)
 Spontantaneousab (n = 38) 7 18.4
 Induced ab (n = 15) 3 20.0
Gravidity
 Primigravida 81 25 (30.9) 3.338, 0.188
 Multigravida 228 56 (24.6)
Parity
 0 102 30 (29.4) 6.340, 0.175
 1–4 194 46 (23.7)
  > 4 13 5 (38.5)
  1. ab: abortion