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Table 1 Demographics of survey participants

From: Knowledge, attitudes, practices about HIV and implications in risk and stigma prevention among French Guianese and Brazilian border inhabitants

CharacteristicsInhabitants of Oiapoque (Brazil)
Frequency
N (row %)
N = 369
Inhabitants of STGa (French Guiana)
Frequency
N (row %)
N = 252
Total
Frequency
N (col %)
N = 621
p value
Sex
 Male137 (56.4)106 (43.6)243 (39.1)0.216
 Female232 (61.4)146 (38.6)378 (60.9) 
Sexual orientation
 Heterosexual340 (59.6)230 (40.4)571 (92.0)0.002
 Homosexual13(100.0)0 (0.0)13 (2.0) 
 Bisexual5 (71.4)2 (28.6)7 (1.2) 
 Missing data10 (33.3)20 (66.7)30 (4.8) 
Age
 18–29138 (56.3)107 (53.7)245 (39.5)0.336
 30–44143 (62.9)84 (37.0)227 (36.5) 
  ≥ 4588 (59.1)61 (40.9)149 (24.0) 
Native language
 French2 (6.3)30 (93.8)32 (5.2)< 0.001
 French Guianese creole3 (4.8)60 (95.2)63 (10.1) 
 Portuguese353 (73.9)125 (25.2)478 (77) 
 Amerindian1 (3.1)31 (96.9)32 (5.2) 
 Others10 (62.5)6 (37.5)16 (2.6) 
Education level
 Any level to middle school137 (50.6)134 (49.4)271 (43.6)< 0.001
 High school to University232 (66.3)118 (33.7)350 (56.4) 
Income
 Paid employment67 (65.7)35 (34.3)102 (16.4)< 0.001
 Informal activity60 (87)9 (13)69 (11.1) 
 Social allowance64 (38.3)103 (61.7)167 (26.9) 
 None138 (59.7)93 (40.3)231 (37.2) 
 Others37 (80.4)9 (19.6)46 (7.4) 
 Missing data3 (50)3 (50)6 (1.0) 
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