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Table 1 Demographic and HIV testing history profiles: Trial One

From: Comparison of patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test fundamentals by information delivery format in an emergency department setting

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