TABLE 1.

Study population (n = 396)

CharacteristiceValue(s) ford:P value
Male (n = 297)Female (n = 99)
Age (median [range])37.5 (16-76)23 (16-44)<0.0001
Race<0.0001
    Black118 (39.7)86 (86.9)
    White172 (57.9)12 (12.1)
    Other5 (1.7)1 (1.0)
    Missing2 (0.7)0 (0)
Clinic type<0.0001
    HIV, university (AL)153 (51.5)0 (0)
    HIV, university (IL)31 (10.4)0 (0)
    HIV, county41 (13.9)5 (5.1)
    STD, county72 (24.2)94 (94.9)
No. of partners during last 2 months0.0011
    (Median, range)2 (1-99)5 (1-99)
Gender of partner during last 2 months0.29
    Female2 (0.7)1 (1.0)
    Male283 (97.3)93 (93.9)
    Both5 (1.7)5 (5.1)
    Missing1 (0.3)0 (0)
Positive for rectal symptomsa34 (11.6)3 (3.0)<0.0001
Reason for enrollmentb
    Rectal exposure in last 2 months<0.0001
        Yes297 (100.0)40 (40.4)
        No0 (0)59 (59.6)
    Contact withc:NA26 (26.3)NA
        CTNA7 (26.9)
        GCNA14 (53.8)
        NGUNA6 (23.1)
    Untreated for:NA36 (36.4)NA
        CTNA26 (72.2)
        GCNA8 (22.2)
        CT and GCNA2 (5.6)
    Positive for:
        Genital CT3/142 (2.0)23/84 (27.4)<0.0001
        Genital GC7/137 (5.1)16/79 (20.3)0.0005
        Oral CT4/225 (1.7)1/52 (1.9)0.94
        Oral GC18/213 (8.3)4/49 (8.2)0.98
  • a Five men were missing data.

  • b More than one category may have applied.

  • c More than one contact category may have applied.

  • d Values in fields are numbers of patients (%), unless otherwise indicated. NA, not applicable.

  • e CT, C. trachomatis; GC, N. gonorrhoeae.