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Table 2 Demographic and HIV testing history profiles: Trial Two

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