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Table 1 Participant self-reported characteristics

From: Expanding access to HIV testing through Canadian community pharmacies: findings from the APPROACH study

 NL n (%)
n = 89
AB n (%)
n = 34
Overall n (%)
n = 123
Gender
 Male66 (74.2)27 (79.4)93 (75.6)
 Female21 (23.6)7 (20.6)28 (22.8)
 Trans person000
 Other2 (2.2)02 (1.6)
Mean Age, years (range)34.8 (18–97)34.7 (21–53)34.8 (18–97)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian/White77 (86.5)21 (61.8)98 (79.7)
 African, Caribbean, or Black2 (2.2)6 (17.6)8 (6.5)
 Indigenous02 (5.9)2 (1.6)
 Asian8 (9)4 (11.8)12 (9.8)
 Other2 (2.2)1 (2.9)3 (2.4)
Testing Location
 Urban (>  100, 000 population)81 (91)31 (91.2)112 (91.1)
 Rural (<  100, 000 population)8 (9)3 (8.8)11 (8.9)
Relationship status
 Single30 (33.7)12 (35.3)42 (34.1)
 Casually dating28 (31.5)11 (32.4)39 (31.7)
 Married, Common-Law or Committed Relationship24 (27)10 (29.4)34 (27.6)
 Separated, Divorced or Widowed (SDW)5 (5.6)1 (2.9)6 (4.9)
 SDW and Casually Dating2 (2.2)02 (1.6)
Employment/Student Status (n = 122)
 Working full-time47 (53.4)26 (76.5)76 (62.3)
 Working part-time2 (2.3)2 (5.9)4 (3.3)
 Student15 (17)2 (5.9)17 (13.9)
 Retired or Receiving Disability Support8 (9.1)1 (2.9)9 (7.4)
 Not employed9 (10.2)3 (8.8)12 (9.8)
 Working and Student7 (8)07 (5.7)
Highest Level of Education
 Some high school (< grade 12)2 (2.2)02 (1.6)
 High school diploma or equivalent18 (20.2)7 (20.6)25 (20.3)
 Some university or college17 (19.1)4 (11.8)21 (17.1)
 College, Trade or Technical School diploma/certificate23 (25.8)7 (20.6)30 (24.4)
 University degree37 (41.6)16 (47.1)53 (43.1)
Annual Income
  < $20,00027 (30.3)5 (14.7)32 (26)
 $20,000 to $39,99920 (22.5)5 (14.7)25 (20.3)
 $40,000 to $59,99919 (21.3)7 (20.6)26 (21.1)
 $60,000 to $79,9999 (10.1)2 (5.9)11 (8.9)
 $80,000 to $99,9994 (4.5)10 (29.4)14 (11.4)
  > $100,00010 (11.2)5 (14.7)15 (12.2)
Tested for HIV previously (n = 121)
 No25 (28.7)8 (23.5)33 (27.3)
 Yes60 (69)26 (76.5)86 (71.1)
 Unsure2 (2.3)02 (1.7)
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