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Table 1 Sociodemographic, relationship, sexual characteristics and clinical signs among 499 pregnant women attending ANCs in Mwanza-rural Tanzania

From: Treponema pallidum infection predicts sexually transmitted viral infections (hepatitis B virus, herpes simplex virus-2, and human immunodeficiency virus) among pregnant women from rural areas of Mwanza region, Tanzania

Characteristics Frequency/Median (IQR) Percentages (%)
Age (years) 25 [IQR: 22–25]  
Gestation age (weeks) 25[IQR:20–32]  
Age of 1st sexual intercourse 17[IQR16–18]  
Parity 1[IQR 0–3]  
Number of sex partners 2[IQR1–4]  
Condom use
 Yes 111 22.2
 No 388 77.8
Education level
 Never attended 89 17.84
 Primary 319 63.93
 Secondary 91 18.24
Occupation
 Peasant 227 55.51
 House wife 79 12.83
 Business/employed 143 28.66
Parity
 Primigravida 130 26.05
 Multipara 262 52.51
 Grandmultipara 107 21.44
Gestation age
 First trimmest 20 4.00
 Second trimester 257 51.50
 Third trimester 222 44.49
Marital status
 Married 464 92.99
 Not married 35 7.01
Partner has other women outside relationship
 Yes 109 21.84
 No 390 78.16
More than two Sexual partners
 Yes 266 53.31
 No 233 46.69
Syphilis status
 Negative 479 95.99.
 Positive 20 4.01
H/Vagina discharge
 Yes 92 18.44
 No 407 81.56
H/Dysuria
 Yes 174 34.87
 No 325 65.13
H/Dyspareunia
 Yes 109 21.84
 No 390 78.16
H/Lower abdominal Pain
 Yes 249 49.90
 No 250 50.10
H/Genital ulcer
 Yes 28 5.61
 No 471 94.39