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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: Variation in KSHV prevalence between geographically proximate locations in Uganda

  EMaBSan = 2386 GPCbn = 7283 LaVIISWAcn = 1571 GHWPdn = 403
Sample collection years 2003/2006 2014/2016 2015/2016 2008/2009
Age in years, mean (range) 24 (14, 47)e 23 (1, 103) 23 (1, 72) 26 (15, 45)
Age groups, years
 1–4   11% (833/7283) 14% (224/1571)  
 5 51% (1222/2386) 4% (315/7283) 4% (61/1571)  
 6–13   31% (2277/7283) 14% (228/1571)  
 14–18 8% (196/2386) 12% (848/7283) 6% (72/1571) 2% (9/402)
 19–25 25% (594/2386) 8% (601/7283) 16% (255/1571) 46% (185/402)
 26–50 16% (374/2386) 21% (1527/7283) 43% (672/1571) 52% (208/402)
 Above 50   12% (882/7283) 4% (59/1571)  
Sex, female 74% (1765/2386) 54% (3925/7283) 52% (770/1571) 100% (403/403)
HIV serostatus     
Children (< 13 years) 2% (22/1221) 1% (36/3126) 2% (6/283)  
Adults (14+ years) 14% (160/1164) 8% (315/3853) 21% (195/946) 38% (153/403)
  1. HIV serostus determine using rapid diagnostic tests aEMaBS-Entebbe Mother and Baby Study, bGPC-General Population Cohort, cLaVIISWA-Lake Victoria Island Intervention Study on Worms and Allergy related diseases, dGHWP-Good Health for Women Project, eOnly women from EMaBS, children were all 5 years old