Characteristics * Total N (%) Syphilis N (%) Non-syphilis N (%)
Demographics
Age (in years) **      
<35 83 (11.8%) 12 (26.7%) 71 (10.8%)
      35-49 284 (40.5%) 20 (44.4%) 264 (40.2%)
≥ 50 335 (47.7%) 13 (28.9%) 322 (49.0%)
Race-ethnicity      
      Hispanic 80 (11.4%) 2 (4.4%) 78 (11.9%)
      Non-Hispanic black 125 (17.8%) 10 (22.2%) 115 (17.5%)
      Non-Hispanic white 495 (70.5%) 32 (71.1%) 463 (70.5%)
Educational attainment **      
      GED/High school or below 409 (60.7%) 8 (18.2%) 257 (40.8%)
      Some college/college or above 265 (39.3%) 36 (81.8%) 373 (59.2%)
HIV transmission risk category **      
      MSM or MSM&IDU 468 (66.7%) 40 (88.9%) 428 (65.1%)
      Non-MSM (IDU, heterosexual, or other/unknown) 234 (33.3%) 5 (11.1%) 229 (34.9%)
Length of HIV or AIDS diagnosis**      
<10 years 250 (37.5%) 25 (69.4%) 227 (39.7%)
≥ 10 years 416 (62.5%) 11 (30.6%) 344 (60.3%)
History of AIDS complications** 394 (56.1%) 18 (40.0%) 376 (57.2%)
Non-injection drug use 442 (65.8%) 32 (72.7%) 410 (65.1%)
      Cocaine 200 (28.5%) 10 (22.2%) 190 (28.9%)
      Marijuana 214 (30.9%) 20 (44.4%) 194 (29.5%)
Alcohol consumption 571 (84.9%) 38 (86.4%) 534 (84.8%)
Behavioral disorder 358 (53.1%) 21 (47.7%) 337 (53.5%)
      Anxiety 175 (24.9%) 8 (17.8%) 167 (25.4%)
      Depression 191 (27.2%) 17 (37.8%) 174 (26.5%)
Have been sexually active ** 505 (72.3%) 40 (95.2%) 465 (70.8%)
Abbreviations: HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus; GED: General Educational Development; MSM: Men who have Sex with Men; IDU: Injection Drug Users; AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
* Missing values to some questions were excluded from the analysis.
** The distributions were statistically different (P<0.05) between syphilis and nonsyphilis
HIV-infected men.
Table 2a: Characteristics of 702 HIV-infected menin Pennsylvania, 2008-2013.
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