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Table 2 Paired T-test results for surveys that include both follow-up questions for respondents initially reporting consistent condom use

From: Can follow-up study questions about correct and consistent condom use reduce respondent over-reporting among groups at high risk? An analysis of datasets from six countries

Respondent group* Considered consistent condom
user on basis of initial response
Considered consistent condom
user after both follow-up questions
% difference SE Sig (2-tailed)
  % %    
Dominican Republic-new clients 44.6 35.7 -8.8 0.010 p < .001
Dominican Republic-fixed clients 42.5 32.9 -9.6 0.010 p < .001
Dominican Republic-trusted clients 16.3 12.0 -4.3 0.007 p < .001
El Salvador (all clients) 89.2 71.6 - 17.6 0.016 p < .001
Guatemala (all clients) 57.1 51.3 - 5.8 0.013 p < .001
Honduras (all clients) 84.1 65.1 - 19.0 0.017 p < .001
Nicaragua (all clients) 81.3 65.3 - 16.0 0.016 p < .001
Panama (all clients) 81.1 57.9 - 23.2 0.019 p < .001
  1. * All respondents were female commercial sex workers.
  2. SE: Standard error
  3. Sig.: Significance of the t-test