TABLE J.7 Number of Women 15–44 Years of Age Self-Reporting Any Test for HIV and Percent Tested by Referral Source for the Last Test, by Selected Demographic Characteristics: United States, 1995

 

 

Referral source (percent/standard error)

Characteristic

Number of Women (thousands)

Self

Health Care Providera

Insurer

Otherb

All womenc

20,889

39.3 (0.9)

42.4 (0.9)

7.3 (0.5)

10.9 (0.6)

Race and ethnicity

Hispanic

2,606

40.5 (2.5)

42.7 (2.2)

6.7 (1.0)

10.1 (1.1)

Black, not Hispanic

3,734

44.0 (1.8)

44.2 (1.9)

4.0 (0.7)

7.7 (0.9)

White, not Hispanic

13,675

38.2 (1.1)

41.9 (1.1)

8.5 (0.7)

11.4 (0.8)

Education

Less than 12 years

4,533

38.5 (1.8)

49.2 (1.7)

1.8 (0.5)

10.5 (1.2)

12 years

7,015

40.0 (1.6)

44.4 (1.5)

6.5 (0.7)

9.1 (0.9)

13 years or more

9,244

38.9 (1.2)

37.8 (1.2)

10.7 (0.9)

12.5 (0.9)

Marital status

Never married

7,057

49.7 (1.5)

36.3 (1.6)

3.2 (0.5)

10.7 (1.0)

Married

10,148

26.8 (1.2)

49.9 (1.4)

11.5 (0.8)

11.8 (0.8)

Formerly married

3,683

54.0 (2.2)

33.2 (2.0)

3.8 (1.0)

9.0 (1.3)

Age

15–19

1,865

42.8 (3.0)

41.9 (3.0)

1.5 (0.8)

13.9 (2.3)

20–24

3,606

41.9 (2.2)

44.8 (2.3)

2.9 (0.7)

10.5 (1.6)

25–29

4,372

39.2 (2.1)

46.9 (2.3)

5.9 (0.9)

8.0 (1.0)

30–34

4,615

35.7 (1.7)

45.3 (1.8)

9.0 (1.0)

10.0 (1.0)

35–39

3,764

37.9 (2.3)

39.5 (2.2)

9.8 (1.3)

12.8 (1.4)

40–44

2,643

41.8 (2.4)

31.5 (2.0)

13.7 (1.7)

13.0 (1.7)

Residence in metropolitan area

MSA, central city

7,378

42.4 (1.4)

41.6 (1.4)

5.9 (0.7)

10.1 (1.0)

MSA, other

9,803

38.8 (1.3)

40.9 (1.3)

8.7 (0.7)

11.5 (0.8)

Non-MSA

3,708

34.6 (2.3)

47.9 (2.1)

6.6 (1.2)

10.9 (1.4)

Region

Northeast

3,687

43.8 (2.1)

35.0 (2.0)

10.1 (1.2)

11.2 (1.3)

South

7,875

37.4 (1.3)

47.1 (1.4)

5.5 (0.7)

9.9 (0.9)

Midwest

4,268

33.2 (1.9)

45.3 (1.9)

7.4 (1.0)

14.0 (1.4)

West

5,057

44.2 (2.1)

38.0 (1.7)

8.1 (0.9)

9.8 (1.1)

Poverty-level income

0–149%

5,685

40.3 (1.6)

48.4 (1.6)

1.5 (0.4)

9.7 (1.1)

150% or more

15,203

39.0 (1.0)

40.1 (1.0)

9.5 (0.6)

11.4 (0.7)

NOTE: MSA = metropolitan statistical area.

a Includes women for whom the idea for testing came from a doctor, health department, and hospital or medical policy.

b Includes employer or school, government policy, sexual partner, and family or friends.

c Includes women classified as "other" races, not shown separately because of small sample size.



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