TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics

CharacteristicMale Patients (n = 51)Female Patients (n = 49)
Age, mean ± SD, y15.2 ± 1.615.5 ± 1.8
Days in hospital, mean ± SD3.1 ± 2.94.7 ± 5.1
Race
 Black6 (3)8 (4)
 Hispanic/Latino20 (10)10 (5)
 White53 (27)65 (32)
 Other15 (8)14 (7)
 No response6 (3)2 (1)
Religion
 Catholic/Christian67 (34)61 (30)
 Other4 (2)8 (4)
 No religion18 (9)24 (12)
 No response12 (6)6 (3)
Presenting diagnosis by category
 Gastrointestinal35 (18)22 (11)
 Psychiatric6 (3)18 (9)
 Trauma/burn12 (6)6 (3)
 Infectious10 (5)10 (5)
 Other37 (19)43 (21)
Sexual education history
 No PCP counseling51 (23/45)41 (19/46)
 No school counseling10 (5/48)28 (13/47)
 No parental counseling20 (10/49)29 (13/45)
Reported sexual activity
 Oral sex28 (13/46)23 (11/47)
 Vaginal sex24 (11/45)34 (16/47)
 Anal sex2 (1/45)11 (5/47)
 No history of sexual activity67 (30/44)62 (29/46)
  • Unless otherwise indicated, data are presented as % (n) or % (n/N). PCP, primary care physician.