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Table 2 Crude and adjusted estimates of the frequency distributions of the contextual variables, interpersonal variables and personality variable among MSM with RP (N = 211)

From: Multi-dimensional factors associated with unprotected anal intercourse with regular partners among Chinese men who have sex with men in Hong Kong: a respondent-driven sampling survey

  n (Crude %) Weighted %* (95% CI)
Contextual variables   
Substances use prior to having anal sex with the RP   
No 176 (83.4) 85.3 (81.5-89.2)
Yes 35 (16.6) 14.7 (10.8-18.5)
Alcohol use prior to having anal sex with the RP   
No 189 (89.6) 89.3 (84.2-93.9)
Yes 22 (10.4) 10.7 (6.1-15.8)
Interpersonal variables   
Intimate relationship with RP   
You are satisfy with the relationship with your RP regular partner   
No 23 (10.9) 11.5 (9.9-12.8)
Not sure 3 (1.4) 1.9 (1.1-2.6)
Yes 185 (87.7) 86.6 (84.4-88.9)
You have a close relationship with your RP   
No 31 (14.7) 15.1 (14.2-16.0)
Not sure 3 (1.4) 1.9 (1.2-2.7)
Yes 177 (83.9) 83.0 (80.4-85.6)
You are equal in the relationship with your RP   
No 11 (5.2) 6.8 (4.7-8.9)
Not sure 2 (0.9) 1.3 (0.7-1.9)
Yes 198 (93.8) 91.9 (88.5-95.2)
You can depend on your RP to solve private problem   
No 44 (20.9) 21.7 (9.2-19.0)
Not sure 2 (0.9) 1.2 (0.7-1.7)
Yes 165 (78.2) 77.1 (73.8-80.5)
Level of intimacy with RP   
Low level (<P25 or <10) 28 (13.3) 14.8 (9.2-19.0)
Middle level (P25–75 or 10–11) 45 (21.3) 21.9 (17.7-26.8)
High level (>P75 or >11) 138 (65.4) 63.3 (58.4-67.5)
Worry that condom use symbolizes mistrust   
Yes 28 (13.3) 14.9 (9.4-19.5)
No 183 (86.7) 85.1 (80.5-91.6)
Perceived degree of the RP’s acceptance of condom use   
You can persuade your RP to use condom if you want to   
No or Not sure 18 (8.5) 9.8 (7.2-11.6)
Yes 193 (91.5) 90.2 (88.4-92.8)
Your RP supports the use of condom   
No or Not sure 24 (11.4) 12.1 (9.7-14.5)
Yes 187 (88.6) 87.9 (85.5-90.3)
You and your RP have reached a consensus over condom use   
No or Not sure 10 (4.8) 5.9 (4.1-7.7)
Yes 201 (95.3) 94.1 (92.3-95.9)
Number item responses reflecting PR’s acceptance of condom use   
<3 (lower acceptance) 36 (17.1) 19.4 (13.7-22.8)
=3 (higher acceptance) 175 (82.9) 80.6 (77.2-86.3)
Perceived HIV/STI risk level of the RP   
Your RP has ever been infected with STI   
Yes or Not sure 45 (21.3) 20.1 (17.6-24.3)
No 166 (78.7) 79.9 (75.7-82.4)
Your RP has high risk behaviors for contracting HIV   
No 52 (24.6) 22.8 (19.7-25.9)
Yes or Not sure 159 (75.4) 77.2 (74.1-80.3)
You have much chance of contracting HIV via your RP   
No 46 (21.8) 20.7 (18.0-24.8)
Yes or Not sure 165 (78.2) 79.3 (75.2-82.0)
Number item responses reflecting HIV/STI risk level of the RP   
>0 (higher HIV/STI perceived risk level) 67 (31.8) 30.3 (26.1-35.7)
=0 (lower HIV/STI perceived risk level) 144 (68.2) 69.7 (64.3-73.9)
Personality variable   
I7 Impulsiveness Scale   
Low level (<P25 or <4) 40 (19.0) 20.3 (16.4-25.1)
Media level (P25–75 or 4–6) 117 (55.5) 56.7 (51.9-60.6)
High level (>P75 or >6) 54 (25.6) 23.0 (19.1-27.8)
  1. *Respondent driven sampling data were adjusted according to the network size and recruitment.
  2. Patterns; CI, confidence interval.
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