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Table 1 Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma infection in HIV infected pre-ART individuals according to socio demographic and other risk factors

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors for Toxoplasmosis in HIV infected and non-infected individuals in Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (%) IgG +ve (%) P value* IgM +ve(%) P value
Age in years    0.45   0.78
18-20 3(2.9) 3(100)   0 (0.0)  
21-30 43(41.8) 35 (81.4)   4(9.3)  
31-40 31(30.1) 28(90.3)   3(9.7)  
41-55 26(25.2) 24(92.3)   4(15.4)  
Sex    0.39   0.70
M 43(41. 7) 39 (90.7)   4 (9.3)  
F 60 (58.3) 51(85.0)   7 (11.7)  
Place of residence    0.29   0.75
Urban 96(93.2) 83(86.5)   10(10.4)  
Rural 7(6.8 ) 7(100)   1(14.3)  
Education    0.20   0.68
Literate 71(68.9) 64(90.1)   7(9.9)  
Illiterate 32(31.1) 26(81.3)   4(12.5)  
History of blood transfusion   0.27   0.19
Yes 3(2.9) 2(66.7)   1 (33.3)  
No 100(97.1) 88(88.0)   10(10.0)  
Contact with cat    0.04   0.83
Yes 72(69.9) 66(91.7)   8(11.1)  
No 31(30.1) 24 (77.4)   3(9.7)  
Eating undercooked or raw meat    0.02   0.31
Yes 86(83.5) 78(90.7)   8(9.3)  
No 17(16.5) 12(70.6)   3(17.7)  
Eating unwashed raw vegetables or fruits    0.85   0.82
Yes 50(48.5) 44(88.0)   6(12.0)  
No 53(51.5) 46(86.8)   5(9.4)  
Total 103(100) 90(87.4)   11 (10.7)  
  1. *P values were calculated using Chi square test.