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Table 1 Demographic factors and coinfections in women with and without Candida infection in Namibia

From: Importance of Candida infection and fluconazole resistance in women with vaginal discharge syndrome in Namibia

Characteristics Total (n = 253) Candida species isolated COR 95% CI p value
Yes (n = 110) No (n = 143)
Median age in years (IQR) 29 (24–34) 28 (23–32) 30 (24–36)    0.11
Pregnancy status       
Pregnant 60 (24) 31 (28) 29 (20) 1.54 0.83–2.9 0.18
Not pregnant 193 (76) 89 (78) 114 (80)    
HIV status       
HIV-positive 58 (23) 23 (21) 35 (24) 0.82 0.43–1.5 0.55
HIV-negative 195 (77) 87 (79) 108 (76)    
Chlamydia trachomatis 30 (12) 7.0 (6.4) 23 (16) 0.30 0.10–0.77 0.006
Neisseria gonorrhoea 11 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 6.0 (4.2) 1.1 0.26–4.4 1.0
Trichomonas vaginalis 70 (28) 30 (27) 40 (28) 0.97 0.53–1.7 1.0
Bacterial vaginosis 98 (39) 38 (34) 60 (42) 0.73 0.42–1.3 0.24
  1. Data are presented as number (n) with proportion (%) unless indicated otherwise
  2. COR, crude odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; IQR, interquartile range; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus