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Table 1 Characteristics of participants of eight focus groups that assessed barriers to STD screening and testing (N = 53)

From: Barriers to asymptomatic screening and other STD services for adolescents and young adults: focus group discussions

Group Composition Median Age in years (range)
1 5 African American males 23 (17–24)
2 6 African American males 17 (16–24)
3 7 African American females 18 (16–23)
4 8 Latino males 21 (19–24)
5 5 Latina females 22 (20–23)
6 8 White males 16 (16–19)
7 4 White females 16 (15–16)
8 Ethnically mixed group of 10 males in a juvenile detention center 15 (14–16)