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Table 3 Relationship between degree of SIL and degree of HIV progression (n=99).

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
   HGL LGL Normal   
   No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)   
CD4+ T lymphocyte cell Count (cells/microliter):       
Less than 200 31 7 (22.6) 11(35.5) 13 (14.9)   
200-499 49 4 (8.2) 7 (14.3) 38 (77.6)   
500 or more 19 1 (5.3) 2 (10.5) 16 (84.2) 14.0 0.007
  1. Note: PAP = Papanicolous; HGL = High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion; LGL = Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion.