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Table 1 Basic socio-demographic characteristics of study sample participants recruited from two public STI clinics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (N = 30)

From: Knowledge, perceived stigma, and care-seeking experiences for sexually transmitted infections: a qualitative study from the perspective of public clinic attendees in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Patient characteristics and experiences Heterosexual women (n = 10) Heterosexual men (n = 10) Men who have sex with men (n = 10)
Median age in years 32.0 (18–43) 21.0 (18–32) 21.50 (18–38)
Years of formal education    
1–8 years 60% 30% 60%
8–11 years 40% 60% 30%
12 or more 0% 10% 10%
Median monthly income 4 no income $US72 (40–72) 5 no income $US120 (24–240) 3 no income $US170 (60–360)
Married or cohabitating 70% 30% 10%
Has current regular sexual partner 90% 40% 30%
Number of sexual partners in last three months 1.0 (0–1) 1.0 (1–2) 30.0 (1–300)
Number of sexual partners in last year 1.0 (1–2) 2.0 (1–4) 50.0 (4–1500)
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