TABLE 5

Adult Milestones Reported by PHIVYAs and PHEUYAs

Total (N = 248)PHIV (N = 151)PHEU (N = 97)Pa
Highest degree earned, n (%)b
Less than HS degree, n (%)b61 (25)34 (23)27 (28).700
HS diploma or GED,c n (%)b166 (67)103 (68)63 (65)
Associate’s degree, n (%)b10 (4)6 (4)4 (4)
Bachelor’s degree, n (%)b11 (4)8 (5)3 (3)
In school, n (%)b75 (30)40 (27)35 (36).108
Currently in college, n (%)b48 (19)24 (16)24 (25).085
Currently employed, n (%)b103 (42)59 (39)44 (45).327
Employed and/or in school, n (%)b154 (62)88 (58)66 (68).122
Ever incarcerated, n (%)b29 (12)15 (10)14 (14).282
Incarcerated, past y, n (%)b5 (2)2 (1)3 (3).334d
Living rent free with family and/or friends, n (%)b124 (50)58 (38)66 (68)<.001e
Renting a room and/or apartment with others or paying rent to family, n (%)b106 (43)81 (54)25 (26)
College dormitory, n (%)b8 (3)3 (2)5 (5)
Homeless, n (%)b2 (1)1 (1)1 (1)
Specialty HIV housing or other, n (%)b8 (3)8 (5)0 (0)
Household size,f mean (SD)3.47 (2.21)3.25 (2.51)3.80 (1.60).037
Ever homeless, n (%)b39 (16)25 (17); 7 in past y14 (15); 7 in past y.663
Ever in a romantic relationship, n (%)b231 (93)142 (94)89 (92).487
Currently in a relationship, n (%)b120 (48)68 (45)52 (54).187
Marital status, n (%)b
 Married6 (2)2 (1)4 (4).155g
 Engaged8 (3)4 (3)4 (4)
 Separated and/or divorced0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Widowed0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Single234 (94)145 (96)89 (92)
  • GED, general equivalency diploma; —, not applicable.

  • a P values are from χ2 tests (dichotomous and/or categorical variables) or t tests (household size).

  • b Percentages are based on those without missing data.

  • c Inclusive of 18- and 19-y-old students in their senior y of HS.

  • d Unreliable test statistic because of low N meeting criteria.

  • e Two statistical tests (lives rent free versus others; renting a room versus others; both P < .001).

  • f Excluding dormitory, homeless, and other.

  • g χ2 test used to compare married and/or engaged versus single.