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Table 7 Sociodemographic characteristics of the groups from sample 2

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

  General population
(n = 445)
HIV-uninfected partners
(n = 42)
χ 2 Cramer’s V
n (%) n (%)
Sex, n (%)    0.19 .02
 Male 94 (21.1) 9 (21.4)   
 Female 349 (78.4) 33 (78.6)   
 Transsexual (male to female) 2 (0.5) 0 (0.0)   
 Transsexual (female to male) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)   
Education, n (%)    139.59*** .54
 Up to the 9th grade 15 (3.4) 21 (51.2)   
 High school (10th to 12th grade) 57 (12.8) 11 (26.8)   
 University studies 373 (83.8) 9 (22.0)   
Work situation, n (%)    41.24*** .29
 Employed 284 (63.8) 21 (55.3)   
 Unemployed 47 (10.6) 10 (26.3)   
 Student 107 (24.0) 1 (2.6)   
 Retired 7 (1.6) 6 (15.8)   
Residence, n (%)    0.65 .04
 Rural area 147 (33.0) 15 (39.5)   
 Urban area 298 (67.0) 23 (60.5)   
  Median (IRQ) Median (IRQ) U r
Age (years) 28 (14) 45 (18.25) 2982.00*** .33
Relationship length (months) 69 (126.5) 140 (180) 6177.50** .16
  1. For the HIV-uninfected partners from sero-different couples, the ns of variables do not add up to 42 due to missing values. The number of missing responses in sociodemographic data ranged from 0 to 4. IRQ: Interquartile range
  2. ** p < .01; *** p < .001