Table 1

 Characteristics of barmaids and local brew (pombe) sellers at baseline, enrolment of the cohort and 32 month follow up in Mbeya Region, Tanzania

CharacteristicsBaselineEnrolment32 month follow up
AllBarPombeAllBarPombeAllBarPombe
Number1528983535600431169421284137
Percentage100653510072281006733
Age
    Mean (years)27.724.334.225.524.627.828.727.630.8
    <20 (%)162339104110
    ≥30 (%)27860191238342553
Stay
    Mean (years)2.10.94.12.21.73.45.04.46.2
    <1 year (%)627734586540000
    ≥3 (%)18739292346726587