Table 2

Risk category for HIV in relation to prevalence of argyrophilic plaques

Risk factor for HIVAge (y) mean(SD)Argyrophilic plaques
PresentAbsentTotal
Homosexual502-151 (9.7)142-150 2236
Haemophiliac47(9.7)51318
Drug misuser352-151 (3.8)22-150 1719
Uncertain71724
Total286997
  • 2-150 Difference between these two rows significant at p=0.03.

  • 2-151 Difference between these two rows significant at p=0.0001 (Mann-Whitney non-parametric test).