Table 3 Prevalence of HIV by widowhood status at follow-up (2001/2003)
HIV positive/totalPrevalence (%)OR (95% CI)*
Men
    Presently married, formerly widowed15/46545.2 (2.7 to 10.0)
    Presently widowed19/31543.9 (1.9 to 8.1)
    Presently married, never widowed403/1465191
    Never married, ever had sex72/868210.7 (0.5 to 0.9)
    Never married, never had sex8/70210.2 (0.1 to 0.5)
Women
    Presently married, formerly widowed70/129675.7 (3.9 to 8.4)
    Presently widowed223/413616.2 (4.9 to 7.9)
    Presently married, never widowed484/2512281
    Never married, ever had sex46/21881.6 (1.1 to 2.3)
    Never married, never had sex16/110510.2 (0.1 to 0.4)
  • OR, odds ratio.

  • *Adjusted for age.

  • Does not include divorced or separated persons.