HIV sero-status of wives p-value*
Reactive (67)
n (%)
Non-reactive (26)
n (%)
Information on marriage and health      
Mean duration of marriage in years (sd; median) 11.7 (±7.2; 12) 15 (±6.8; 14) 0.04
Husbands’ parameters      
Husbands on ART      
Yes 42 (67) 21 (33) 0.09
No 25 (83) 5 (17)
Husbands HSV2 sero-reactive      
Yes 44 (79) 12 (21) 0.08
No 23 (62) 14 (38)
Husbands’ sexual practices in past year    
Never used condoms 11 (69) 5 (31) 0.79
Infrequent condom use 9 (75) 3 (25)
Always used condoms 43 (74) 15 (26)
Did not have intercourse 4 (57) 3 (43)
Wives' parameters      
Wives HSV2 sero-reactive      
Yes 40 (78) 11 (22) 0.13
No 27 (64) 15 (36)
Wives having bacterial vaginosis      
Yes 17 (81) 4 (19) 0.3
No 50 (69) 22 (31)
* Mann-Whitney test for continuous variables and Chi-Square for categorical variables. %=Row percentages
Table 1: Attributes compared across HIV sero-status of wives (N=93).
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