Table 1

Demographic and HIV Disease Information (n = 1,963)

Frequency (%)

Mean

(± SD)


Age (years)

45.2 (9.4)


Gender


Male

1,341 (69.0)


Female

552 (28.4)


Transgender

45 (2.3)


Race


Asian/Pacific Islander

230 (11.9)


African American/Black

755 (39.9)


Hispanic/Latino

400 (20.7)


Native American

64 (3.3)


White/Angelo

439 (22.7)


Education Level


11th grade or less

544 (28.0)


High School or GED

746 (38.3)


2 yrs college/AA

411 (21.1)


4 yrs college/BS/BA

193 (9.9)


Master's Degree or Doctorate

52 (2.6)


Self-Reported Income Adequacy


Totally inadequate

540 (28.0)


Bare adequate

987 (51.1)


Enough

403 (20.9)



Work for Pay

430 (22.1)


Has Health Insurance

1,354 (69.5)


Self-Reported HIV Indicators


Year Diagnosed with HIV

1998 (7.4)


Prescribed Anti-Retroviral Therapy

1,578 (80.4)


Has AIDS Diagnosis

816 (42.5)


Undetectable Viral Load

1,716 (87.4)


Viral Load for those with detectable values/mL

29,406 (87,605)


CD4 cells/μ1

496.5 (360.1)


Self-Reported HIV Transmission Method1


Women

Men


Sex with a man with HIV

441 (22.7%)

793 (40.8%)


Sex with a woman with HIV

36 (1.9%)

411 (21.2%)


Sharing needles

140 (7.2%)

319 (16.4%)


Blood transfusion

63 (3.2%))

105 (5.4%)


Do not know

35 (1.8%)

125 (6.4%)


Mental Health Variables


Mean Mental Health Quality of Life (+/- SD)

45.19 (11.23)

44.07 (11.56)


Mean Total Depression Score (+/- SD)

22.44 (11.4)

21.56 (10.9)


Mean Total Anxiety Score(+/- SD)

16.88 (8.7)

18.08 (9.3)


1: Participants were asked to list the possible ways they could have been infected with HIV. Responses were not mutually exclusive and participants may have listed multiple modes of transmission. Additionally, responses are presented for those identifying gender as either female or male, those reporting an additional gender category are not included.

Webel et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:188   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-188

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