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Table 1 Socio-demographics and medical experience of HIV physicians from Brazil and Mexico, 2020

From: Awareness, knowledge, and attitudes related to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and other prevention strategies among physicians from Brazil and Mexico: cross-sectional web-based survey

  Total Brazil Mexico P valuea
(N = 481)
n (%)
(N = 339; 70.5%)
n (%)
(N = 142; 29.5%)
n (%)
 
Age (years)
 26–34 90 (18.7) 73 (22.3) 17 (12) .01
 35–49 229 (47.6) 148 (45.3) 81 (57)  
  ≥ 50 162 (33.7) 106 (32.4) 44 (31)  
 Median (IQR) 43 (36–53) 43 (35–54) 44 (38–51) .75b
Gender     .48
 Male 276 (57.4) 198 (58.4) 78 (54.9)  
 Female 205 (42.6) 141 (41.6) 64 (45.1)  
Race/skin color     <.001c
 White 303 (63.9) 272 (81.2) 31 (22.3)  
 Mixed 152 (32.1) 51 (15.2) 101 (72.7)  
 Asian 9 (1.9) 9 (2.7) 0 (0)  
 Black 4 (0.8) 3 (0.9) 1 (0.7)  
 Indigenous 6 (1.3) 0 (0) 6 (4.3)  
Live in metropolitan area of state capitals     .23
 Yes 327 (68.0) 236 (69.6) 91 (64.1)  
 No 154 (32.0) 103 (30.4) 51 (35.9)  
Infectious disease specialist     <.001
 Yes 333 (69.4) 268 (79.1) 65 (46.1)  
 No 147 (30.6) 71 (20.9) 76 (53.9)  
Number of years as MDd     .05
  ≤ 5 38 (7.9) 29 (8.6) 9 (6.4)  
 6–10 81 (16.8) 59 (17.4) 22 (15.5)  
 11–15 82 (17.1) 57 (16.8) 25 (17.6)  
 16–20 78 (16.2) 44 (13) 34 (23.9)  
  > 20 202 (42.0) 150 (44.2) 52 (36.6)  
Number of patients living with HIV under follow-up     <.001c
 None 26 (5.5) 26 (7.8) 0 (0)  
 1–19 65 (13.8) 56 (16.8) 9 (6.5)  
 20–49 85 (18.0) 82 (24.6) 3 (2.2)  
  ≥ 50 296 (62.7) 170 (50.9) 126 (91.3)  
  1. aChi-square test
  2. bWilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test
  3. cFisher’s exact test
  4. dMD: Doctor of Medicine