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Table 2 Characteristics of all RAPID Clients and First-time Testers

From: Increasing HIV testing among hard-to-reach groups: examination of RAPID, a community-based testing service in Queensland, Australia

  All RAPID Clients n = 1199 (%)a First-time Testers n = 191 (17.1%)
Gender
 Male 1144 (95.4) 170 (89.0)
 Female 53 (4.4) 21 (11.0)
 Transgender 2 (0.2) 0
Age
 Mean (Standard Dev) 34.9 (12.9) 30.8 (13.6)
 Range 17–83 18–83
Sexuality
 Gay/Bi-sexual 1017 (85.0) 133 (69.6)
 Straight 179 (15) 58 (30.4)
 Indigenous 26 (2.2) 2 (1.0)
Country of Birth
 Australia 717 (59.8) 96 (50.3)
 Other 481 (40.2) 95 (49.6)
Residential location
 Urban 935 (81.1) 147 (79.5)
 Regional/Rural 129 (11.2) 25 (13.5)
 Other 89 (7.7) 13 (7.0)
Testing Venue
 RAPID Clinic 885 (78.2) 149 (80.1)
 SOPV 247 (21.8) 37 (19.9)
Ever Tested
 Yes 927 (82.9)
 No 191 (17.1)
Frequency of testing
 Within the last 12 months 619 (55.4)
 More than 12 months ago 308 (27.5)
 First time 191 (17.1) 191 (100.0)
 Medicare Ineligible 241 (20.1) 57 (29.8)
  1. aNot all categories add up to 1199 due to missing data