International Journal of Microbiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis and Its Association with Risk Factors among Nonpregnant Women: A Hospital Based Study

Table 2

Sociodemographic characteristics of sample distribution.

Bacterial vaginosis value
Number (160)Positive number (%)Negative number (%)

Age
10–2072 (1.3)5 (3.1)0.50
20–304813 (8.1)35 (21.8)
30–407514 (8.8)61 (38.1)
40–50228 (5)
14 (8.8)
50–6082 (1.3)6 (3.7)
Marital status
Unmarried11 (100)0 (0)0.32
Married15337 (24.2)116 (75.8)
Widowed51 (20)4 (80)
Divorced/separated10 (0)1 (100)
Education
Illiterate5516 (29.1)39 (70.9)0.93
Just literate71 (14.3)6 (85.7)
Primary level277 (25.9)20 (74.1)
Secondary418 (19.5)33 (80.5)
Higher S.153 (20)12 (80)
Bachelors113 (27.3)8 (72.7)
Master41 (25)3 (75)
Occupation
Civil servants237 (30.4)16 (69.6)0.36
Farmers187 (38.9)11 (61.1)
Business345 (14.7)29 (85.3)
Housewife8119 (23.5)62 (76.5)
Student41 (25)3 (75)
Ethnicity
Brahmin4010 (25)30 (75)0.24
Chhetri367 (19.4)29 (80.6)
Janajati7517 (22.7)58 (77.3)
Dalit21 (50)1 (50)
Others74 (57.1)3 (42.9)

Include Madhesi, Marwari, Bangali, Jain, and Punjabi/Sikh.