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Table 1 Characteristics of women living with HIV (WLWH) and general population women in Estonia, 2009–2018

From: Cervical cancer screening patterns among HIV-positive women in Estonia: a population-based retrospective cohort study

Characteristics WLWH General population group P-value
N 2448 7558  
Age, mean (SD) 31.2 (11.3) 29.9 (10.9)  
Age groups n,(%)
 16–19 114 (4.7) 612 (8.1)  
 20–29 1335 (54.5) 4196 (55.5)  
 30–39 563 (23.0) 1587 (21.0)  
 40–49 222 (9.1) 647 (8.6)  
 50–55 98 (4.0) 252 (3.3)  
 56+ 116 (4.7) 264 (3.5)  
Follow-up, years mean (SD) 7.03 (3.0) 9.39 (0.8)  
Follow-up time total, person years 17,210.5 70,990.3  
Region (n,%)
 Capital 1009 (41.2) 3104 (41.1)  
 North-East 1214 (49.6) 3822 (50.5)  
 Other 225 (9.2) 632 (8.4)  
Time to the 1st Pap test after the index date (months) (range, mean, SD; median) 0.1315–120.7; 34.2; 24.8; 25.8 0.0657–119.9; 28.2; 24.5; 21.0  
Uninsured (ever during the follow-up) (%) 744 (30.4) 13 (0.2) < 0.00001
Drug abuse (%) 360 (14.7) 9 (0.1) < 0.00001
HCV (%) 916 (37.4) 20 (0.3) < 0.00001
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