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Table 2 Bivariate associations between covariates and alcohol consumption among the Florida Cohort (N = 619), 2014–2016

From: Alcohol consumption patterns and HIV viral suppression among persons receiving HIV care in Florida: an observational study

Characteristic Drinking status (past year)
Total N (Row %) p value
Abstinence Low Binge only Heavy
Gender
 Male 393 (63) 95 (24) 163 (41) 103 (26) 32 (8) <.001
 Female 226 (37) 89 (39) 63 (28) 52 (23) 22 (10)
Race
 Non-Hispanic White 137 (22) 40 (29) 48 (35) 34 (25) 15 (11) .95
 Non-Hispanic Black 346 (56) 106 (31) 122 (35) 88 (25) 30 (9)
 Hispanic 112 (18) 30 (27) 47 (42) 27 (24) 8 (7)
 Other 24 (4) 8 (33) 9 (38) 6 (25) 1 (4)
Age group
 18–34 92 (15) 17 (18) 41 (45) 26 (28) 8 (9) .45
 35–44 125 (20) 39 (31) 43 (34) 33 (26) 10 (8)
 45–54 246 (40) 79 (32) 83 (34) 59 (24) 25 (10)
 ≥55 156 (25) 49 (31) 59 (38) 37 (24) 11 (7)
Education
 <High school 205 (33) 69 (34) 50 (24) 57 (28) 29 (14) <.001
 High school or equivalent 189 (31) 52 (28) 77 (41) 48 (25) 12 (6)
 >High school 222 (36) 60 (27) 99 (45) 50 (33) 13 (6)
Homelessness
 No 513 (84) 154 (30) 194 (38) 122 (24) 43 (8) .08
 Yes 96 (16) 23 (24) 29 (30) 33 (34) 11 (11)
Current smoking
 No 280 (47) 97 (35) 112 (40) 58 (21) 13 (5) <.001
 Yes 313 (53) 77 (25) 105 (34) 92 (29) 39 (12)
Any illicit drug use
 No 236 (42) 99 (42) 80 (34) 46 (19) 11 (5) <.001
 Yes 328 (58) 54 (16) 132 (40) 101 (31) 41 (13)
Current depressive symptoms
 No 416 (69) 127 (31) 156 (38) 106 (25) 27 (6) .08
 Yes 188 (31) 53 (28) 63 (34) 48 (26) 24 (13)
Current anxiety symptoms
 No 428 (71) 123 (29) 170 (40) 104 (24) 31 (7) .04
 Yes 174 (29) 54 (31) 50 (29) 49 (28) 21 (12)
Current ART Adherencea
 <95% 177 (32) 32 (18) 64 (36) 59 (33) 22 (12) <.001
 ≥95% 371 (68) 130 (35) 136 (37) 82 (22) 23 (6)
Durable ART suppression
 ≤200 copies/ml 369 (60) 121 (33) 135 (37) 91 (25) 22 (6) .01
 >200 copies/ml 250 (40) 63 (25) 91 (36) 64 (26) 32 (13)
  1. aAmong participants who were currently taking ART. p values represent Chi square tests that the distribution of the variable varies by alcohol pattern