Table 1.

Sociodemographic characteristics of HIM Study participants by country

Brazil (N = 382)
Mexico (N = 362)
United States (N = 416)
Total (N = 1,160)
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Age
    18-1912 (3.1)15 (4.1)95 (22.8)122 (10.5)
    20-2456 (14.7)51 (14.1)155 (37.3)262 (22.6)
    25-2967 (17.5)75 (20.7)43 (10.3)185 (16.0)
    30-3475 (19.6)69 (19.1)30 (7.2)174 (15.0)
    35-3951 (13.4)66 (18.2)34 (8.2)151 (13.0)
    40-4465 (17.0)64 (17.7)26 (6.3)155 (13.4)
    45-7056 (14.7)22 (6.1)33 (7.9)111 (9.6)
    Median34.032.923.130.0
Race
    White229 (60.6)13 (3.6)303 (73.2)545 (47.3)
    Black115 (30.4)1 (1.3)52 (12.6)168 (14.6)
    Asian/Pacific Islander5 (1.4)0 (0.0)21 (5.1)26 (2.3)
    American Indian22 (5.8)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)22 (1.9)
    Mixed0 (0.0)343 (95.0)37 (8.9)380 (33.0)
    Unknown7 (1.9)4 (1.1)1 (0.2)12 (1.0)
Ethnicity
    Hispanic66 (17.9)361 (100.0)52 (12.6)479 (41.9)
    Non-Hispanic303 (82.1)0 (0.0)362 (87.4)665 (58.1)
Marital status
    Single, never married148 (39.3)91 (25.2)300 (72.8)539 (46.9)
    Married118 (31.3)208 (57.6)61 (14.8)387 (33.6)
    Cohabiting71 (18.8)45 (12.5)16 (3.9)132 (11.5)
    Divorced/separated/widow40 (10.6)17 (4.7)35 (8.5)92 (8.0)
Education (y)
    Less than 12122 (32.3)128 (35.6)6 (1.5)256 (22.3)
    12144 (38.1)82 (22.8)58 (14.1)284 (24.7)
    13-16102 (27.0)135 (37.5)310 (75.2)547 (47.6)
    17 or more10 (2.7)15 (4.2)38 (9.2)63 (5.5)
Lifetime no. of female partners
    None40 (11.9)27 (7.7)29 (7.3)96 (8.9)
    123 (6.9)22 (6.3)45 (11.3)90 (8.3)
    2-9103 (30.8)214 (61.0)171 (42.9)488 (45.0)
    10-1963 (18.8)46 (13.1)66 (16.5)175 (16.1)
    20-4980 (23.9)34 (9.7)61 (15.3)175 (16.1)
    50-1,00026 (7.8)8 (2.3)27 (6.8)61 (5.6)
Circumcised57 (14.9)51 (14.1)346 (83.2)454 (39.1)
  • NOTE: Distribution of all variables examined differed significantly by country (P < 0.0001).