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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of participants at Thomas Street Health Center and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas (N = 56)

From: The psychology of the wait time experience – what clinics can do to manage the waiting experience for patients: a longitudinal, qualitative study

Characteristics
Age, years – mean (±SD) 56 (±13)
Gender – n (%)
 Male 30 (54%)
 Female 26 (46%)
Race ethnicity – n (%)
 Non-Hispanic black 28 (50%)
 Hispanic 14 (25%)
 Non-Hispanic white 13 (23%)
 Other 1 (2%)
Time from HIV diagnosis– (%)
 ≤ 3 months 10 (18%)
 3 months – 1 year 6 (10%)
 1–5 years 13 (23%)
 5–10 years 9 (16%)
  > 10 years 18 (32%)
 CD4 cell count < 200 12 (21%)
 HIV RNA < 20 copies a – (%) 26 (47%)