Table 2

Demographic and HIV testing history profiles: Trial Two

Non-participants

Participants

p-value

Video arm

No information arm

p-value

n = 96

n = 120

p

n = 58*

n = 62*

p


Median age (Range)

38 (18–55)

35 (18–55)

0.21

34 (19–55)

37 (19–55)

0.45

%

%

%

%

Gender

0.62

0.48

Female

50.0

46.7

50.0

43.6

Male

50.0

53.3

50.0

56.4

Ethnicity/Race

0.69

0.09

Black

19.4

14.2

8.6

19.4

Hispanic

11.2

11.7

8.6

14.5

White

66.3

69.1

74.2

64.5

Other

3.1

5.0

8.6

1.6

Partner status

0.35

0.50

Single/never married

41.9

33.3

32.8

33.9

Married

31.6

30.0

31.0

29.0

Divorced

10.2

17.5

22.4

12.9

Separated

5.1

4.2

3.5

4.8

Widowed

1.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Unmarried couple

10.2

15.0

10.3

19.4

Insurance status

0.99

0.48

Private

44.9

44.2

43.1

45.2

Governmental

34.7

35.8

34.5

37.1

Private/Governmental

1.0

1.7

0.0

3.2

None

19.4

18.3

22.4

14.5

Years of formal education

0.17

0.63

Grades 1–8

5.1

2.5

3.5

1.6

Grades 9–11

30.6

18.3

17.2

19.4

Grade 12 or equivalent

27.6

30.8

36.2

25.8

College 1–3 years

24.5

34.2

32.8

35.5

College 4 years

12.2

14.2

10.3

17.7

Prior HIV test

0.02

0.23

Yes

55.1

68.3

65.5

71.0

No

44.9

29.2

29.3

29.0

Don't know

0.0

2.5

5.2

0.0

Time elapsed since last HIV test

n = 54

n = 81

0.95

n = 22

n = 25

0.34

> 5 years

24.1

23.5

24.3

22.7

> 2 years ≤ 5 years

22.2

17.3

16.2

18.2

> 1 year ≤ 2 years

13.0

16.0

21.6

11.4

> 6 months ≤ 1 year

16.7

19.7

10.8

27.3

≤6 months

24.0

23.5

27.1

20.4


*Three patients in each arm dropped out of the study after randomization

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

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