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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of the patients in the quantitative sample (N = 549)

From: Trust, confidentiality, and the acceptability of sharing HIV-related patient data: lessons learned from a mixed methods study about Health Information Exchanges

Characteristics Mean 95 % Confidence Interval
Age (yrs.) 45.3 44.5, 46.1
  n %
Gender   
 Male 347 63.2
 Female 197 35.9
 Transgender 5 0.9
Race / Ethnicity   
 Caucasian 113 20.6
 African-American 285 51.9
 Hispanic / Latino 106 19.3
 Mixed 29 5.3
 Other 16 2.9
Education   
 Less than high school 179 32.6
 High school or G.E.D 240 43.7
 Greater than high school 130 23.7
Annual Income   
 No income 127 23.1
 Less than $5000 121 22.0
 Between $5000 and $10000 165 30.1
 Between $10000 and $20000 87 15.9
 Greater than $20000 49 8.9
Sexual Orientation   
 Heterosexual 320 58.1
 Homosexual 156 28.4
 Other 73 13.3
Risk Factors for HIV   
 MSM 186 33.9
 IDU 63 11.5
 Heterosexual contact 192 35.0
 Other 108 19.7
Homeless 120 21.9