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Table 3 Comparison of prevalence of HIV infection among fisherfolk who sought voluntary counselling and testing of HIV (VCT) between September and October 2017 in landing islands of Muleba and Buchosa Districts

From: Prevalence of HIV infection and uptake of HIV/AIDS services among fisherfolk in landing Islands of Lake Victoria, north western Tanzania

Site/ Island Category Total tested HIV+ (%) OR 95%CI p-value
N = 1744 n = 158
District Muleba 1394 131 (9.4) 1   
Buchosa 350 27 (7.7) 1.25 0.812–1.925 > 0.05
Buchosa Male 223 13 (5.8) 1   
Female 127 14 (11) 0.499 0.227–1.099 > 0.05
Muleba Male 806 50 (6.2) 1   
Female 588 81 (13.8) 0.414 0.286–0.600 < 0.001
Chakazimbwe Male 70 07 (10) 1   
Female 108 10 (9.3) 1.088 0.394–3.009 > 0.05
Goziba Male 281 14 (5) 1   
Female 141 17 (12.1) 0.382 0.182–0.800 < 0.01
Ihumbo Male 84 4 (4.8) 1   
Female 78 4 (5.1) 0.925 0.223–3.833 > 0.05
Iroba Male 61 2 (3.3) 1   
Female 59 8 (13.6) 0.216 0.043–1.064 > 0.05
Rubiri Male 99 2 (2) 1   
Female 32 4 (12.5) 0.144 0.025–0.829 < 0.05
Makibwa Male 82 6 (7.3) 1   
Female 51 14 (27.5) 0.209 0.074–0.587 < 0.001
Mulumo Male 65 6 (9.2) 1   
Female 84 11 (13) 0.674 0.236–1.933 > 0.05
Nyabulo Male 64 9 (14.1) 1   
Female 35 13 (37.1) 0.277 0.104–0.740 < 0.05
Kerebe Male 123 6 (2.7) 1   
Female 64 5 (7.8) 0.605 0.177–2.064 > 0.05
Nyamangu Male 100 7 (7) 1   
Female 63 9 (14.35) 0.452 0.159–1.282 > 0.05