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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population and sexual and prevention practices (n = 2002)

From: What do patients consulting in a free sexual health center know about HIV transmission and post-exposure prophylaxis?

  n %
Age (years)
 18–24 716 35.8
 25–34 912 45.5
 35–54 374 18.7
Gender
 Men 1314 65.6
 Women 688 34.4
French nationality
 Yes 1752 87.5
 No 250 12.5
Activity status
 Employed 1052 52.5
 Student/Training 677 33.8
 Unemployed 273 13.6
Educational level
  < High school diploma 161 8.0
 High school diploma 456 22.8
  > High school diploma 1385 69.2
Health insurance coverage
 Yes 1822 91.0
 No 180 9.0
Sexual orientation
 Men who have sex exclusively with women 892 44.5
 Men who have sex with men 422 21.1
 Women who have sex exclusively with men 594 29.7
 Women who have sex with women 94 4.7
Previous HIV testing
 None 443 22.1
 Yes, one 490 24.5
 Yes, several 1069 53.4
At least one positive result
 Yes 204 10.2
 No 1798 89.8
At least one act of unprotected sexual intercourse with a partner of unknown HIV status
 Yes 603 30.1
 No 1399 69.9