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Volume 10, Number 11—November 2004

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Commercial Logging and HIV Epidemic, Rural Equatorial Africa

Christian Laurent*Comments to Author , Anke Bourgeois*†, Mireille Mpoudi†, Christelle Butel*, Martine Peeters*, Eitel Mpoudi-Ngolé†, and Eric Delaporte*
Author affiliations: *Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (UMR 145), Montpellier, France; †Projet Presica, Military Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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Table 2

Seroprevalence of HIV infection according to sex and age in a commercial logging area, southern Cameroon, 2001a

Age groups (y) Men
Women
Both
No. tested HIV+ (%) 95% CI No. tested HIV+ (%) 95% CI ORb 95% CI
15–24 71 1.4 0.1–7.6 70 10.0 4.1–19.5 7.78 0.93–64.98
25–34 50 6.0 1.3–16.6 49 22.5 11.8–36.6 11.38 0.79–163.10
35–49 39 5.1 0.6–17.3 52 11.5 4.4–23.4 3.25 0.30–35.41
>50 64 1.6 0.1–8.4 81 4.9 1.4–12.2 3.26 0.36–29.95
Total 224 3.1 1.3–6.3 252 11.1 7.5–15.7 4.39 1.74–11.08

aCI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
bHIV prevalence in women versus men.

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