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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants interviewed in the study

From: “Being able to do whatever you wanna do as a woman is important:” a qualitative exploration of contraception as a frame of reference for HIV prevention with PrEP

Characteristics N (%) Mean (S.D.)[Range]
Age 30 29.73 (5.36)[20–41]
Race/ethnicity   
 Latinx 18 (60%)  
 Black/African American 10 (33%)  
 Other 2 (7%)  
Sexual orientation   
 Heterosexual 25 (83%)  
 Bisexual 5 (27%)  
Relationship status   
 Married 8 (27%)  
 Single, never married 20 (67%)  
 Domestic partnership 2 (7%)  
Education   
 < High school 4 (13%)  
 High school/GED/Vocational training 6 (20%)  
 Some college 13 (43%)  
 Associate degree or higher 7 (23%)  
Number of sexual partners in the last year   1.83 (1.44)[1–6]
 1–2 partners 23 (77%)  
 3 or more partners 7 (23%)  
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the last year   
 No 24 (80%)  
 Yes 6 (20%)  
Number of live births among women who have ever been pregnant pregnant (n = 29)   
 0 live births 8 (28%)  
 > 1 live birth 21 (70%)  
HIV testing history   
 Ever tested 29 (97%)  
 Never tested 1 (3%)  
Positive screen for HIV acquisition risk   
 Yes 21 (70%)  
 No 9 (30%)  
Learned about PrEP from a medical professional   
 Yes 4 (13%)  
 No 25 (83%)  
 Not sure 1 (33%)  
Ever been prescribed PrEPs   
 Yes 0 (0%)  
 No 30 (100%)