TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics for Intervention and Control Adolescents

Intervention, n = 48Control, n = 48P
Age, y
Mean (SD)18.1 (1.87)17.8 (1.95)
Range14.0–20.014.0–20.0.39a
Gender
 Boys26 (54.2)24 (50.0)
 Girls22 (45.8)24 (50.0).84b
Race/Ethnicity
 Black/African American44 (93.6)45 (95.7)
 Other3 (6.34)2 (4.3).99b
Mode of HIV transmission
 Perinatal infected36 (75.0)34 (70.8)
 Nonperinatal infected12 (25.0)14 (29.2).82b
Self-reported sexual orientation
 Not heterosexual17 (35.4)12 (25.0)
 Heterosexual31 (64.6)36 (75.0).37b
CDC classification
 A 1–3 (asymptomatic)19 (39.6)23 (47.9)
 B 1–3 (symptomatic)16 (33.3)13 (27.1)
 C 1–3 (AIDS)13 (27.1)12 (25.0).71b
Education
 No high school diploma/in high school23 (48.9)25 (52.1)
 High school or GED equivalent15 (31.9)18 (37.5)
 Some college/no bachelor’s9 (19.2)5 (10.4).50b
Income
 ≤ federal poverty line24 (50.0)21 (43.8)
 101%–200% of federal poverty line4 (8.3)11 (22.9)
 201%–300% of federal poverty line3 (6.3)5 (10.4)
 >300% of federal poverty line12 (25.0)5 (10.4)
 Unknown5 (10.4)6 (12.5).14b
Marital status
 Single48 (100.0)47 (97.9)
 Living together as if married0 (0)1 (2.1).99b
Housing status
 Living in own house or apartment25 (52.1)23 (47.9)
 Living in someone else’s house or apartment19 (39.6)24 (50.0)
 Other4 (8.3)1 (2.1).31b
  • CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • a t test.

  • b Fisher’s exact test. No statistically significant difference between groups, indicating success of randomization.