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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the two subsamples from sample 1

From: Psychometric properties of the European Portuguese version of the Perceived Risk of HIV Scale in the general population and HIV-uninfected partners from sero-different couples

  Subsample 1
(n = 459)
Subsample 2
(n = 458)
Total sample 1
(N = 917)
Age (years), M (SD) 29.03 (9.77) 29.91 (10.58) 29.47 (10.19)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 112 (24.4) 139 (30.3) 251 (27.4)
 Female 344 (74.9) 318 (69.4) 662 (72.2)
 Transsexual (male to female) 3 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.3)
 Transsexual (female to male) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.1)
Sexual orientation, n (%)
 Heterosexual 415 (90.4) 423 (92.4) 383 (91.4)
 Homosexual 20 (4.4) 19 (4.1) 39 (4.3)
 Bisexual 20 (4.4) 13 (2.8) 33 (3.6)
 Other 4 (0.9) 3 (0.7) 7 (0.8)
Relationship status, n (%)
 Single 215 (46.8) 201 (43.9) 416 (45.4)
 Married 75 (16.3) 83 (18.1) 158 (17.2)
 De facto union 54 (11.8) 57 (12.4) 111 (12.1)
 In a relationship (without cohabitating) 101 (22.0) 98 (21.4) 199 (21.7)
 Divorced/Separated 13 (2.8) 17 (3.7) 30 (3.3)
 Widowed 1 (0.2) 2 (0.4) 3 (0.3)
Education, n (%)
 Up to the 9th grade 9 (2.0) 12 (2.6) 21 (2.3)
 High school (10th to 12th grade) 69 (15.0) 70 (15.3) 139 (15.2)
 University studies 381 (83.0) 376 (82.1) 757 (82.6)
Work situation, n (%)
 Employed 240 (52.3) 269 (58.7) 509 (55.5)
 Unemployed 49 (10.7) 38 (8.3) 87 (9.5)
 Student 164 (35.7) 145 (31.7) 309 (33.7)
 Retired 6 (1.3) 6 (1.3) 12 (1.3)
Residence, n (%)
 Rural area 151 (32.9) 142 (31.0) 293 (32.0)
 Urban area 308 (67.1) 316 (69.0) 624 (68.0)