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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by randomization arm; Lima, Peru, 2012–2014

From: Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) increases the frequency of partner notification among MSM in Lima, Peru: a pilot randomized controlled trial

  Randomization arm
Control
(n = 84)
Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)
(n = 89)
Age (median, IQR) 26 (22–31) 26 (23–32)
Education
 Primary 1 (1.1%) 2 (2.2%)
 Incomplete secondary 11 (13.1%) 6 (6.7%)
 Complete secondary 17 (20.2%) 23 (25.8%)
 University or vocational training 55 (65.5%) 58 (62.9%)
Sexual identity
 Heterosexual 3 (3.6%) 6 (6.7%)
 Bisexual 22 (26.2%) 23 (25.8%)
 Homosexual/gay 57 (67.8%) 51 (58.4%)
 Trans 0 (0%) 1 (1.1%)
 Other 2 (2.4%) 3 (3.4%)
 I don’t know 0 (0%) 4 (4.5%)
Sexual role
Activo (insertive) 17 (20.2%) 22 (24.7%)
Pasivo (receptive) 24 (28.6%) 25 (28.1%)
Moderno (versatile) 40 (47.6%) 37 (41.6%)
 Other 3 (3.6%) 3 (3.4%)
I don’t know 0 (0%) 2 (2.2%)
Number of sexual partners, 30 days (median, IQR) 3 (3–4) 3 (3–5)
 Number of male partners 3 (3–4) 3 (2–5)
 Number of female partners 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0)
Symptomatic infection 20 (23.8%) 24 (27.0%)
Returned for follow-up evaluation 72 (85.7%) 83 (93.2%)