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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics for participants (N = 253)

From: Implementation of a couple-based HIV prevention program: a cluster randomized trial comparing manual versus Web-based approaches

  Manual-based (Traditional) (N = 131) Web-based (Multimedia) (n = 122)
Sociodemographics Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
Sex     
Female 89 67.9 92 75.4
Male 42 32.1 30 24.6
Age     
18-29 18 13.7 22 18.0
30-39 35 26.7 31 25.4
40 and above 78 59.5 69 56.6
Marital status     
Married 45 34.4 36 29.5
Separated, Divorced, Widowed 28 21.3 28 23.0
Single 58 44.3 58 47.5
Sexual orientation     
Heterosexual 110 84.0 99 81.1
Gay 10 7.6 12 9.8
Lesbian 6 4.6 6 4.9
Bisexual 3 2.3 0 0
Other 1 0.8 1 .8
Race-Ethnicity     
African American 57 43.5 47 38.5
Hispanic 45 34.4 47 38.5
White or Caucasian 28 21.4 27 22.1
Caribbean, West Indian 9 6.9 10 8.2
Asia, SE Asia, Pac Isla. 7 5.3 3 2.5
Amer. Indian/Alaska Nat. 1 0.8 1 0.8
Other. 4 3.1 1 0.8
Born in 50 U.S. states 97 74.0 99 81.1
Preferred language     
English 115 87.8 106 86.9
Spanish 9 6.9 12 9.8
Other 7 5.4 4 3.2
Education     
High School or GED 17 13.0 23 18.9
College Technical 64 48.9 49 40.2
Graduate school 50 38.2 50 41.0
  Mean Range Mean Range
Yrs in HIV/STI service 4.6 .5-13 7.1 .5-13
Yrs at agency 4.7 .5-13 2.9 .5-13
Computer confidence 8.6 2-10 9 3-10
Browser comfort 8.6 0-10 9 1-10
  1. A x2 test of independence found no statistically significant (p < 0.05) association with assignment.