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Table 2 Women’s Average Level of Reported Interest in Receiving Information on The Following Health Topics. Topics Ordered by Degree of Interest

From: Sexual risk behavior and substance use among young, diverse women seeking care at a reproductive health clinic

   Mean Interest
Coping with stress or anxiety Non-Hispanic White (n = 247) 1.42 (1.12)
Hispanic (n = 115) 1.54 (1.21)
African-American (n = 88) 1.69 (1.24)
Sleep** Non-Hispanic White 1.11 (1.08)
Hispanic 1.46 (1.20)
African-American 1.58 (1.20)
Relationships and sexual health** Non-Hispanic White 1.02 (1.07)
Hispanic 1.32 (1.16)
African-American 1.56 (1.20)
Coping with depression Non-Hispanic White 0.93 (1.11)
Hispanic 1.17 (1.26)
African-American 1.23 (1.23)
Marijuana Non-Hispanic White 0.48 (0.88)
Hispanic 0.63 (0.98)
African-American 0.78 (1.12)
Alcohol Non-Hispanic White 0.44 (0.80)
Hispanic 0.52 (0.87)
African-American 0.61 (0.93)
Smoking, tobacco Non-Hispanic White 0.27 (0.70)
Hispanic 0.32 (0.73)
African-American 0.28 (0.69)
  1. **p < .01. Significance levels refer to significant mean differences (chi-square values) in interest levels between White and non-White women