Table 1

Characteristics of patients with STI reporting baseline receipt of STI diagnosis or treatment, by sex

Men
(n=340)
Women
(n=110)
Total
(n=450)
No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)
Age
 <25 years115 (33.8)61 (55.5)176 (39.1)
 ≥25 years225 (66.2)49 (44.6)274 (60.9)
Race or ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic111 (32.7)26 (23.6)137 (30.4)
 Black, non-Hispanic135 (39.7)42 (30.1)178 (39.6)
 Hispanic73 (21.5)29 (26.4)102 (22.7)
 Other/missing21 (6.2)12 (10.9)33 (7.3)
Highest level of education completed
 ≤ High school or equivalent129 (37.9)57 (51.8)186 (41.3)
 >High school211 (62.1)53 (48.2)264 (58.7)
Marital status*
 Single254 (74.9)76 (69.1)330 (73.5)
 Married, cohabiting or domestic partner64 (18.9)21 (19.1)85 (18.9)
 Divorced or widowed21 (6.2)13 (11.8)34 (7.6)
Site
 Denver95 (27.9)23 (20.9)118 (26.2)
 San Francisco140 (41.2)55 (50.0)195 (43.3)
 Long Beach105 (30.9)32 (29.1)137 (30.4)
Sexual identity
 Heterosexual248 (72.9)97 (88.2)345 (76.7)
 Gay/lesbian, bisexual92 (27.1)13 (11.8)105 (23.3)
Reason for baseline visit*
 New symptoms174 (51.2)43 (39.1)217 (48.3)
 Contact to an STI90 (26.5)33 (30.0)123 (27.4)
 Other†75 (22.1)34 (30.9)109 (24.3)
  • *N=339 men.

  • †Could include visit for routine STI screening or examination, follow-up on positive test, HIV testing, emergency contraception or other contraception.

  • STI, sexually transmitted infection.