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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China (n = 547)

From: Association between a syndemic of psychosocial problems and unprotected anal intercourse among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China

Characteristics n %
Age (years) (17.33–65.33)  
  < 25 148 27.1
 25–40 337 61.6
  > 40 62 11.3
Education
 High school 157 28.7
 College 390 71.3
Marital Status
 Single 434 79.3
 Married 82 15.0
 Divorced or Widowed 31 5.7
Monthly income (CNYa)
  < 3000 133 24.3
 3000–6000 211 38.6
  > 6000 203 37.1
Residential status
 Local inhabitant 147 26.9
 Non-local inhabitant 400 73.1
Self-report Sexual orientation
 Not homosexual 157 28.7
 Homosexual 390 71.3
HIV Positive
 Yes 24 4.4
 No 523 95.6
Unprotected anal intercourse (UAI)
 No 249 45.5
 Yes 298 54.5
  1. aCNY 3000 equivalent to 480 USD; 6000 equivalent to 960 USD