TABLE 1

Demographic characteristics and sexual habits of the patients analyzed

CharacteristicaResult by dosing regimenb
A (100 mg/day for 5 days) (n = 23)B (25 mg/day for 5 days) (n = 23)C (100 mg/day for 2 days) (n = 23)D (placebo for 5 days) (n = 23)
Age (yrs)35.0 ± 8.836.1 ± 9.237.0 ± 7.935.3 ± 10.8
% Caucasian100100100100
Weight (kg)63.4 ± 13.064.5 ± 14.862.9 ± 13.663.9 ± 10.3
Height (cm)165.8 ± 6.3166.7 ± 5.2165.0 ± 7.3167.0 ± 6.4
BMI (kg/m2)23.1 ± 4.723.2 ± 5.023.1 ± 4.722.9 ± 3.2
History of STDs (%)14.33.83.87.7
Previous vaginal intercourse (%)100100100100
Contraception method (%)
    Male partner with vasectomy0.07.77.711.5
    Abstinence25.023.111.515.4
    Intrauterine device14.326.938.523.1
    Steroidal contraceptive42.942.338.546.2
    Other0.00.00.03.8
    Surgically sterile17.80.03.80.0
No. current sexual partners (%)
    07.115.43.811.6
    189.380.888.584.6
    >13.63.87.73.8
  • a BMI, body mass index; STDs, sexually transmitted diseases.

  • b Values are given as means ± standard deviations or percentages.