International Journal of Microbiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Sample distribution on the basis of symptoms.

Vaginal symptomsBacterial vaginosis value
Number (160)Positive number (%)Negative number (%)

Discharge
Normal613 (4.9)58 (95.1)0.0001
Thin8333 (39.8)50 (60.2)
Thick163 (18.8)13 (81.2)
Odor
Foul10431 (29.9)73 (70.1)0.02
Nonfoul568 (14.3)48 (85.7)
Color
White12634 (27)92 (73)0.13
Grey345 (14.7)29 (85.3)
Amount
Excess8024 (30)56 (70)0.09
Scanty8015 (18.7)65 (81.3)
Abdominal pain
Yes8322 (26.6)61 (73.4)0.51
No7717 (22.1)60 (77.9)
Itching
Yes5613 (23.2)43 (76.8)0.80
No10426 (25)78 (75)

value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant.