TABLE 1.

Demographic Characteristics Versus Place of HIV Testing*

Hospital or Emergency RoomConfidential or Anonymous PlaceJob Corps or MilitaryPlace Where One Gives or Sells BloodP
HIV statusNS
 Positive71 (22.1%)229 (71.4%)18 (5.6%)3 (0.9%)
 Negative34 (21.4%)117 (73.6%)4 (2.5%)4 (2.5%)
Gender.04
 Female75 (20.5%)269 (73.5%)18 (4.9%)4 (1.1%)
 Male30 (26.3%)77 (67.5%)4 (3.5%)3 (2.6%)
RaceNS
 Black77 (22.4%)246 (71.5%)16 (4.6%)5 (1.4%)
 Other/mixed20 (20.8%)70 (72.9%)5 (5.2%)1 (1.0%)
 White8 (20.0%)30 (75.0%)1 (2.5%)1 (2.5%)
AgeNS
 ≤1774 (23.6%)221 (70.4%)14 (4.5%)5 (1.6%)
 >1731 (18.7%)125 (75.3%)8 (4.8%)2 (1.2%)
No. of times testedNS
 1–2 times64 (21.0%)219 (72.0%)15 (4.9%)6 (2.0%)
 ≥3 times41 (23.4%)126 (72.0%)7 (4.0%)1 (0.6%)
  • NS indicates not significant.

  • * χ2 test of significance.