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Table 2 Sample description by message condition (N = 1,919)

From: The effects of HIV testing advocacy messages on test acceptance: a randomized clinical trial

Characteristic Total
(n = 1919)
Control
(n = 483)
One-sided
(n = 480)
Two-sided message with superficial objection
(n = 481)
Two-sided message with serious objection
(n = 475)
P value for differences in each category
Mean age 42.7 42.9 42.9 42.3 42.6 0.868
Education       0.372
 <High school 28% 30% 29% 29% 25%  
 High school graduate 32% 29% 31% 34% 33%  
 >High school education 41% 41% 40% 37% 42%  
Race       0.077
 Hispanic 20% 18% 18% 24% 20%  
 Non-Hispanic Black 44% 45% 43% 44% 43%  
 Non-Hispanic White/Other 36% 37% 39% 31% 37%  
Employment status       0.443
 Currently employed 40% 38% 39% 43% 40%  
 Currently unemployed 60% 62% 61% 57% 60%  
Relationship status       0.630
 Married and living with husband 36% 37% 33% 37% 37%  
 Married and not living with husband 10% 12% 9% 11% 8%  
 Not married and living with partner 32% 31% 33% 30% 33%  
 Not married and not living with partner 23% 20% 26% 22% 22%  
Lifetime sexual partners       0.743
 <5 35% 35% 35% 35% 35%  
 5-10 36% 37% 35% 37% 33%  
 >10 30% 28% 29% 28% 32%  
Annual family income       0.284
 <$10,000 47% 47% 47% 48% 45%  
 $10,000-$29,999 42% 45% 40% 41% 42%  
 ≥$30,000 12% 9% 13% 11% 13%  
Perceived obstacles       0.473
 Low obstacles 73% 74% 75% 71% 73%  
 High obstacles 27% 26% 25% 29% 27%