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Table 2 Relationship between SIL and HIV disease progression according to CD4+ T lymphocyte count (cells/microL).

From: A higher proportion of squamous intraepithelial lesion of the cervix in symptomatic HIV-infected women at a tertiary health center in Tanzania

Variable Total PAP smear results Chi-square p-value
   SIL Normal   
   No. (%) No. (%)   
CD4+ T lymphocyte cell Count (cells/microliter):      
Less than 200 31 18 (58.1) 13 (41.9)   
200-499 49 32 (32.3) 38 (77.6)   
500 or more 19 4 (3.5) 16 (96.5) 13.9 0.001
  1. Note: PAP = Papanicolous; SIL = Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia.