Table 1

Demographic and HIV testing history profiles: Trial One

Non-participants

Participants

p-value

In-person discussion arm

No information arm

p-value

n = 15

n = 73

p

n = 34*

n = 39*

p


Median age (Range)

40 (19–54)

35 (19–55)

0.27

38 (19–55)

34 (19–55)

0.14

%

%

%

%

Gender

0.45

0.60

Female

33.3

43.8

52.9

59.0

Male

66.7

56.2

47.1

41.0

Ethnicity/Race

0.75

0.96

Black

20.0

30.1

32.4

28.2

Hispanic

6.7

5.5

5.9

5.1

White

73.3

61.6

58.8

64.1

Other

0.0

2.8

2.9

2.6

Partner status

0.19

0.04

Single/never married

26.7

52.1

41.2

61.5

Married

46.7

27.4

38.2

17.9

Divorced

26.6

12.3

17.7

7.7

Separated

0.0

5.5

0.0

10.3

Unmarried couple

0.0

2.7

2.9

2.6

Insurance status

0.46

0.09

Private

20.0

34.2

35.3

33.3

Governmental

46.7

43.8

53.0

35.9

Private/Governmental

6.6

1.4

2.9

0.0

None

26.7

19.2

8.8

28.2

Don't know

0.0

1.4

0.0

2.6

Years of formal education

0.16

0.43

Grades 1–8

6.6

1.4

0.0

2.6

Grades 9–11

6.7

21.9

17.7

25.6

Grade 12 or equivalent

60.0

41.1

38.2

43.6

College 1–3 years

26.7

21.9

23.5

20.5

College 4 years

0.0

13.7

20.6

7.7

Prior HIV test

0.19

0.99

Yes

53.3

64.4

64.7

64.1

No

40.0

35.6

35.3

35.9

Don't know

6.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

Time elapsed since last HIV test

n = 8

n = 47

0.21

n = 22

n = 25

0.03

> 5 years

0.0

17.0

18.2

16.0

> 2 years ≤ 5 years

37.5

21.3

31.8

12.0

> 1 year ≤ 2 years

25.0

21.3

27.3

16.0

> 6 months ≤ 1 year

0.0

14.9

18.2

12.0

≤6 months

25.0

25.5

4.6

44.0

Don't recall

12.5

0.0

0.0

0.0


*Three patients in the in-person discussion and one in the no information arm dropped out from the study after randomization

Merchant et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:238   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-238

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