Table 3

 Incidence of HIV and HSV-2 according to intervention

Stepping StonesControlP value for homogeneityAdjusted* incidence rate ratio (95% CI)P valueCoefficient of variation
No of eventsRate/100 person yearsNo of eventsRate/100 person years
HIV
Overall723.46814.070.560.95 (0.67 to 1.35)0.781.02
Women575.65686.950.81
Men151.40131.291.60
HSV-2
Overall573.24754.620.910.67 (0.47 to 0.97)0.0361.13
Women435.35577.710.93
Men141.46182.041.58

*Adjusted for stratum, sex, participant’s age, and baseline cluster prevalence of HIV or HSV-2, respectively.