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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical data of PLHIV and partners HIV-serostatus, Ribeirão Preto - SP, Brazil, 2019; n (%)

From: Serodiscordance predictors among couples in the HIV context: implications for health care

Variable HIV status of Sexual Partner p
Seronegative/
unknown
n = 286 (72%)
Seropositive
n = 111 (28%)
Total
n = 397 (100%)
Age (years)  
 18–24 23 (8.0) 07 (6.3) 30 (7.6) 0.190
 25–34 59 (20.6) 28 (25.2) 87 (21.9)
 35–44 100 (35.0) 47 (42.3) 147 (37.0)
 45 + 104 (36.4) 29 (26.1) 133 (33.5)
Race  
 White 151 (53.4) 59 (53.2) 210 (53.3) 0.971
 Black, mixed, or other 132 (46.6) 52 (46.8) 184 (46.7)
Schooling  
  < 11 years 147 (51.4) 67 (60.4) 214 (53.9) 0.108
  ≥ 11 years 139 (48.6) 44 (39.6) 183 (46.1)
Sexual orientation  
 Heterosexual Woman 90 (31.5) 50 (45.0) 140 (35.3) 0.019
 Heterosexual Man 88 (30.8) 33 (29.7) 121 (30.5)
 MSM* 108 (37.8) 28 (25.2) 136 (34.3)
Time since first HIV diagnosis  
 Up to 4.9 years 105 (36.7) 49 (44.1) 154 (38.8) 0.173
  ≥ 5 years 181 (63.3) 62 (55.9) 243 (61.2)
Viral load  
 Detectable 68 (23.8) 41 (36.9) 111 (28.0) 0.008
 Undetectable 218 (76.2) 70 (63.1) 286 (72.0)
  1. * Men who have sex with men; Chi-square test