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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Participants

From: Using concept mapping to inform the development of a transitional reintegration intervention program for formerly incarcerated people with HIV

Characteristic n = 39
Age [years] (Mean, SD) 50.0 (8.8)
Sex
 Male 23 (59.0%)
 Female 16 (41.0%)
Region of Ontario
 Toronto 19 (48.7%)
 Ottawa/Kingston 12 (32.8%)
 Northern Ontario 8 (20.5%)
Current status in Canada
 Canadian citizen 36 (92.3%)
 Landed immigrant/permanent resident 1 (2.6%)
 Not available 2 (5.1%)
Currently receiving HIV treatment 35 (89.7%)
Annual Income $40,000 or less 38 (97.4%)
Highest level of Education Completed
 Less than grade 9 5 (12.8%)
 Some high school 10 (25.6%)
 Completed high school 9 (23.1%)
 Trade or technical training 3 (7.7%)
 Post-secondary 12 (30.8%)
Risk factor for HIV acquisitiona
 Sex 22 (56.4%)
 Injection drug use 20 (51.3%)
 Don’t know 2 (5.1%)
Post-release planning
 Referral to family doctor or HIV specialist 13 (33.3%)
 Prescription for HIV medication provided 13 (33.3)
 Referral for social services 4 (10.3%)
 Referral to community-based AIDS Service Organization 6 (15.4%)
  1. aParticipants may have selected more than one option