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Table 1 Sociodemographic and health characteristics of older male clients in Guangxi, China who had a steady sex partner and those who had no steady sex partner in 2012

From: Disparities in HIV and syphilis prevalence and risk factors between older male clients with and without steady sex partners in southwestern rural China

Variable Older male clients who had a steady sex partner
N (%)
Older male clients who had no steady sex partner
N (%)
P
Total 2509 976  
Age (years)
 50–59 980 (39.1) 285 (29.2) <0.001
 60–69 1012 (40.3) 333 (34.1)  
 70+ 517 (20.6) 358 (36.7)  
Ethnicity
 Han 1736 (69.2) 631 (64.7) 0.01
 Others 773 (30.8) 345 (35.3)  
Years of education
 ≤ 6 1677 (66.8) 781 (80.0) <0.001
 > 6 832 (33.2) 195 (20.0)  
Occupation
 Farmer 1937 (77.2) 769 (78.8) 0.312
 Non-farmer 572 (22.8) 207 (21.2)  
Self-reported health status
 Very good 2150 (85.7) 758 (77.7) <0.001
 Fair/Not sure 359 (14.3) 218 (22.3)  
Chronic disease
 No 921 (36.7) 403 (41.3) 0.12
 Yes 1588 (63.3) 573 (58.7)  
Erectile dysfunction
 No 1139 (45.4) 554 (56.8) <0.001
 Yes 1370 (54.6) 422 (43.2)