Table 1

Demographic and risk related characteristics among 205 HIV+/HIV- men attending an STI clinic in Puerto Rico
Characteristic Number of subjects Frequency (%)
Demographics
Age at recruitment
Mean (SD) 38.5 (14.2)
 16-24 44 21.9
 25-34 41 20.4
 35-44 41 20.4
 45-54 46 22.9
 55+ 29 14.4
Level of education
< High School 54 26.5
High School 79 38.7
> High School 71 34.8
Employed
 No 43 21.1
 Yes 110 53.9
Type of health insurance
 None 37 18.3
 Public 119 58.9
 Private 46 22.8
Behavioral
Lifetime smoking
 No 54 26.5
 Yes 150 73.5
Current smoker
 No 41 34.2
 Yes 79 65.8
Years smoking
Mean (SD) 23.9 (14.3)
Ever had an alcoholic beverage
 No 10 4.9
 Yes 194 95.1
Ever smoked marihuana
 No 77 37.7
 Yes 127 62.3
Ever smoked marihuana in the past 12 months
 No 69 55.2
 Yes 56 44.8
Sexual activity
MSM
 No 136 70.5
 Yes 57 29.5
MSM who had oral sex at least once in their lifetime
 No 5 8.8
 Yes 52 91.2
MSM who had oral sex at least once in the past 12 months
 No 3 8.3
 Yes 33 91.7
MSW
 No 30 15.8
 Yes 160 84.2
MSW who had oral sex at least once in their lifetime
 No 13 8.1
 Yes 147 91.9
MSW who had oral sex at least once in the past 12 months
 No 29 24.0
 Yes 92 76.0
Clinical
HIV Status
 No 101 49.3
 Yes 103 50.2
Years living with HIV
Mean (SD) 11.5 (8.4)
Any type of HPV
 No 164 80.0
 Yes 41 20.0
High risk HPV
 No 183 89.3
 Yes 22 10.7
Only high risk HPV
 No 188 91.7
 Yes 17 8.3
Low risk HPV
No 190 92.7
Yes 15 7.3
Only low risk HPV
No 195 95.1
Yes 10 4.9
Multiple HPV
No 194 94.6
Yes 11 5.4

Colon-López et al.

Colon-López et al. BMC Oral Health 2014 14:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-7

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