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Table 1 Characteristics of persons approached for prevention intervention and counseling

From: A novel emergency department based prevention intervention program for people living with HIV: evaluation of early experiences

   NON-REFUSERS (N = 55)
  REFUSERS (N = 26) Relationship with Medical Care Provider (N = 43) No Relationship with Medical Care Provider (N = 10) Did Not Complete Risk Assessment (N = 2)
Age     
   20–29 1 (3.8) 4 (9.3) 1 (10.0) 0 (0.0)
   30–39 9 (34.6) 18 (41.9) 6 (60.0) 1 (50.0)
   40–49 15 (57.7) 17 (39.5) 2 (20.0) 1 (50.0)
   50+ 0 (0.0) 4 (9.3) 1 (10.0) 0 (0.0)
   Unknown 1 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Race/ethnicity     
   African-American 14 (53.8) 27 (62.8) 8 (80.0) 0 (0.0)
   White 9 (34.6) 15 (34.9) 2 (20.0) 2 (100.0)
   Other 3 (11.5) 1 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Sex     
   Male 17 (65.4) 31 (72.1) 8 (80.0) 2 (100.0)
   Female 9 (34.6) 12 (27.9) 2 (20.0) 0 (0.0)
Insurance Status     
   Public Assistance 10 (38.5) 21 (48.8) 3 (30.0) 2 (100.0)
   Self 11 (42.3) 22 (51.2) 6 (60.0) 0 (0.0)
   Private Insurance 3 (11.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (10.0) 0 (0.0)
   Unknown 2 (7.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Risk Assessment a     
   MSM   21 (48.8) 3 (30.0)  
   IDU   4 (9.3) 3 (30.0)  
   MSM/IDU   4 (9.3) 2 (20.0)  
   Sex with at-risk partner   7 (16.3) 2 (20.0)  
   STD   4 (9.3) 2 (20.0)  
   Sex using drugs/alcohol   11 (25.6) 3 (30.0)  
   Heterosexual contact only   10 (23.3) 2 (20.0)  
   Victim of sexual assault   1 (2.3) 0 (0.0)  
   No acknowledged risk   15 (34.8) 4 (40.0)  
Sexual Activity (last 6 months) a   N = 24 (55.8%) N = 4 (40.0%)  
Seroconcordant intercourse   2 (8.3) 1 (25.0)  
   Partner aware of HIV status   2 (8.3) 1 (25.0)  
   Always uses condoms   0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
   Sometimes uses condoms   2 (8.3) 1 (25.0)  
   Never uses condoms   0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
Serodiscordant intercourse   22 (91.7) 3 (75.0)  
   Partner aware of HIV status   17 (70.8) 1 (25.0)  
   Always uses condoms   13 (54.2) 1 (25.0)  
   Sometimes uses condoms   5 (20.8) 2 (50.0)  
   Never uses condoms   4 (16.7) 0 (0.0)  
  1. Data are presented as frequencies and percentages.
  2. a Data are not available for patients refusing participation and patients not completing risk assessment