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Table 2 Association of MSM’s characteristics with HIV testing at follow-up (n = 624, unless otherwise specified)

From: MSM HIV testing following an online testing intervention in China

  Tested for HIV at follow-up N Multivariable logistic regressionϕ
n % aOR (95% C.I.)
Socio-demographics
Age group
  > 19 years old 178 36% 494   ref
  ≤ 19 (adolescent) years old 47 36% 130 1.00 (0.67–1.5)
Ethnicitya
 Non-Han (minority and non-Chinese) 10 22% 46   ref
 Han 213 37% 575 2.12 (1.03–4.36)*
Currently married
 No 196 35% 559   ref
 Yes 29 45% 65 1.51 (0.9–2.53)
Highest education level
 Diploma or above 156 35% 449   ref
 High school or below 69 39% 175 1.22 (0.85–1.75)
Currently a student
 No 127 39% 324   ref
 Yes 98 33% 300 0.69 (0.47–0.99)*β
Annual income
  ≤ 9677 USD 190 35% 536   ref
  > 9677 USD 35 40% 88 1.20 (0.76–1.9)
Residing area#
 City 191 35% 543   ref
 Countryside 34 42% 81 1.33 (0.83–2.14)
Sex behavior (past 12 months)
Group sex
 No 204 35% 581   ref
 Yes 21 49% 43 1.79 (0.96–3.34)
Money for sex
 No 205 35% 591   ref
 Yes 20 61% 33 2.97 (1.44–6.1)*
Experience of intimate partner violenceb
Any type of violence
 No 64 35% 183   ref
 Yes 42 57% 74 2.44 (1.4–4.23)*
Hit you or thrown objects at you
 No 84 38% 219   ref
 Yes 22 58% 38 2.19 (1.09–4.42)*
Destroyed your property
 No 95 40% 238   ref
 Yes 11 58% 19 2.05 (0.8–5.3)
Threatened to stop helping you with money or housing
 No 96 39% 245   ref
 Yes 10 83% 12 7.68 (1.64–35.9)*
Threatened to harm you and someone you care for
 No 91 38% 238   ref
 Yes 15 79% 19 6.01 (1.93–18.72)*
Threatened to reveal your sexuality
 No 79 37% 213   ref
 Yes 27 61% 44 2.68 (1.37–5.23)*
History of STI testing
 No 189 34% 556   ref
 Yes 36 53% 68 2.17 (1.31–3.61)*
HIV testing intention
At baseline
 Not to test in the next year 91 27% 338   ref
 Would test within the next year 134 47% 286 2.39 (1.71–3.34)*
After intervention
 Not to test in the next year 51 22% 236   ref
 Would test within the next year 174 45% 388 2.94 (2.03–4.26)*
Type of HIV testing video watched
 Health marketing 114 37% 307   ref
 Crowdsourcing 111 35% 317 crude OR = 1.10 (0.79–1.52)
  1. n-number of men tested for HIV at followup; %-proportion of men tested for HIV at followup
  2. ϕadjusted by the type of intervention received (health marketing video as 0, crowdsourced video as 1) in multivariable logistic regression model
  3. β adjusted by both type of intervention received and adolescent in multivariable logistic regression model
  4. a3 missing; b367 missing
  5. #residing area refers to the self-reported description on their current residential area, either city (urban area) or countryside (rural area)
  6. *p-value < 0.05