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Table 3 Demographic and social characteristics of the HIV-1 infected groups (viral controller and non-viral controller) investigated

From: Immunological and virological characterization of HIV-1 viremia controllers in the North Region of Brazil

Variables VC1 n (%) VC2 n (%) NC n (%) p
Age (in years)
 20–40 0 4 (57) 10 (48)  
 41–61 2 (100) 3 (43) 9 (43)  
 62–82 0 0 2 (9) 0.3478
Sex
 Male 1 (50) 3 (43) 11 (52)  
 Female 1 (50) 4 (57) 10 (48) 0.9089
Marital Status
 Single 1 (50) 4 (57) 16 (76)  
 Married 1 (50) 3 (43) 5 (24) 0.2460
Sexual behavior
 Heterosexual 2 (100) 5 (72) 14 (67)  
 Homosexual 0 2 (28) 4 (19)  
 Bisexual 0 0 3 (14) 0.4872
Risk Behavior
 Use of non injecting drugs 1 (50) 4 (57) 11 (52)  
 Use of injecting drugs 0 0 1 (5)  
 No use of drugs 1 (50) 3 (43) 9 (43) 0.9436
 Sexual relation with promiscuous partner 0 0 2 (9)  
 No relation with promiscuous partner 2 (100) 7 (100) 19 (91) 0.8259
 Sexual relation with HIV+/AIDS partner 2 (100) 3 (43) 9 (43)  
 No sexual relation with HIV+/AIDS partner 0 4 (57) 12 (57) 0.7073
 Use of condom 1 (50) 2 (29) 10 (48)  
 No use of condoma 1 (50) 5 (72) 11 (52) 0.9305
 Anal sexual relation 0 3 (43) 11 (61)  
 No anal sexual relationb 2 (100) 4 (57) 7 (39) 0.7347
  1. VC1 viremia controller 1 (Elite Controller), VC2 viremia controller 2, NC non-viremia controller
  2. aIncludes the answers “No” and “Sometimes”
  3. bExcludes those who refused to answer