TABLE J.6 Number of Women 15–44 Years of Age Self-Reporting Any Test for HIV and Percent Tested by Reason for the Last Test, by Selected Demographic Characteristics: United States, 1995

 

 

Reason for Last HIV Test (percent/standard error)

 

 

Characteristic

Number of Women (thousands)

HIV Test Only Reason for Visit

Pregnant, Prenatal Care

Hospital Procedure/ Referred by Doctora

Health/Life Insurance

Other Reasonb

All Womenc

20,889

35.8 (0.8)

25.0 (0.8)

15.5 (0.7)

8.5 (0.5)

15.2 (0.7)

Race and ethnicity

Hispanic

2,605

34.9 (2.5)

29.5 (2.5)

13.3 (1.4)

8.4 (1.3)

13.9 (1.6)

Black, not Hispanic

3,735

46.3 (1.6)

20.5 (1.4)

18.1 (1.2)

5.4 (0.8)

9.7 (1.0)

White, not Hispanic

13,674

33.6 (1.1)

25.3 (1.0)

15.3 (0.9)

9.6 (0.7)

16.2 (0.8)

Education

Less than 12 years

4,533

39.2 (1.8)

29.5 (1.6)

17.4 (1.3)

2.0 (0.5)

11.9 (1.3)

12 years

7,015

36.6 (1.5)

27.8 (1.4)

15.4 (1.1)

7.6 (0.8)

12.6 (1.0)

13 years or more

9,245

33.3 (1.4)

20.8 (1.0)

14.7 (1.0)

12.4 (0.9)

18.8 (1.1)

Marital status

Never married

7,058

50.8 (1.5)

17.7 (1.2)

15.1 (1.2)

4.0 (0.5)

12.5 (1.1)

Married

10,148

20.1 (1.1)

33.5 (1.3)

15.8 (0.9)

13.0 (0.9)

17.6 (1.0)

Formerly married

3,682

50.3 (2.3)

15.7 (1.6)

15.3 (1.4)

4.9 (1.2)

13.8 (1.4)



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