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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the HIV-negative high-risk MSM that participated in the cross-sectional study.

From: Seroprevalence and factors associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 among HIV-negative high-risk men who have sex with men from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Number* (%)
Age  
< 21 79 (19.6)
21–30 195 (48.4)
> 30 129 (32.0)
Race  
White 205 (52.4)
Non-white 186 (47.6)
Educational level  
≤ 8 years 188 (47.2)
> 8 years 210 (52.8)
Monthly income  
None 50 (13.3)
1–3 minimal wages 201 (53.3)
> 3 minimal wages 126 (33.4)
Working  
No 129 (32.7)
Yes 266 (67.3)
Living with  
Parents or relatives 215 (53.3)
Alone 82 (20.3)
Partner 38 (9.4)
Friend 33 (8.2)
Wife and children 19 (4.7)
Others 16 (4.0)
Marital status  
Single 339 (84.3)
Married 27 (6.7)
Divorced 14 (3.5)
Other 22 (5.5)
  1. *Totals by characteristic vary because of missing values.