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Research Article

Inconsistent Condom Use among Public Primary Care Patients with Tuberculosis in South Africa

Table 1

Sample characteristics and inconsistent condom use.

Socioeconomic factorsTotalInconsistent condom use
N (%) or M (SD)N (%) or M (SD)

All49002697 (63.5)
Age
 18–24643 (13.3)315 (57.2)
 25–341841 (38.1)1004 (60.4)
 35–441313 (27.1)742 (63.6)
 45 or more1040 (21.5)601 (73.1)
Male1631 (54.5)1477 (64.8)
Female2194 (45.5)1178 (61.9)
Never married3356 (72.5)1772 (60.8)
Married/cohabitating1001 (21.6)609 (66.8)
Separated/divorced/widowed275 (5.9)165 (80.9)
Grade 7 or less1269 (26.3)730 (71.8)
Grade 8–112213 (45.9)1219 (61.6)
Grade 12 or more1336 (27.7)714 (59.5)

Poverty index
 Low1617 (35.0)802 (56.8)
 Medium2227 (48.2)1287 (64.5)
 High275 (16.8)454 (72.3)
 Black African4078 (84.6)2277 (62.9)
 Coloured634 (13.1)331 (66.6)
 Indian, Asian, White, other111 (2.3)59 (66.3)

Health status
HIV status
 HIV negative1759 (36.9)954 (64.1)
 HIV unknown385 (8.1)258 (79.6)
 HIV positive2619 (55.0)1417 (60.6)
 Ever STI329 (7.3)212 (69.1)
 New TB patient3707 (76.7)2061 (63.5)
 Retreatment TB patient1128 (23.3)610 (63.0)

Perceived health status
 Excellent/very good928 (19.2)516 (64.3)
 Good1667 (34.5)916 (62.7)
 Fair/poor2238 (46.3)1245 (63.8)
 Severe psychological distress1195 (26.2)709 (67.1)
 On ART906 (22.0)421 (53.3)
 Disclosed HIV status to last partner2769 (63.5)1480 (54.9)
 Partner with HIV unknown or negative versus positive3244 (72.8)2010 (66.6)
 Sexual partner on ART440 (11.1)189 (44.8)

Alcohol use
AUDIT
 Abstinent or low risk (score 0–7)3688 (76.7)1985 (61.2)
 High risk (8–19)799 (16.6)470 (68.5)
 Probably alcohol dependent (20–40)321 (6.7)205 (76.2)
 Alcohol before sex in the past 3 months549 (11.2)368 (73.6)
 Partner alcohol before sex in the past 3 months408 (9.6)325 (75.6)

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