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Table 2 Unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) by HIV status and type of partner

From: HIV infected men who have sex with men in Israel: knowledge, attitudes and sexual behavior

Variable HIV infected N = 300 HIV uninfected N = 1299 P
Steady partner Number of men with steady partner
N (% of all men)
104 (34.7) 448 (34.5) 1.0
Sero-discordant/unknown-status steady partner
N (% of all men with steady partner)
69 (66.3) 63 (14.1) <0.001
UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status steady partner
N (% of all sero-discordant/unknown-status steady partners)
26 (37.7) 33 (52.4) <0.001
Receptive UAI
N (% of all UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status steady partner)
24 (92.3) 23 (69.7) 0.04
Sex buddy Number of men with sex buddy
N (% of all men)
117 (39.0) 525 (40.4) 0.9
Sero-discordant/unknown-status sex buddy
N (% of all men with sex buddy)
29 (24.7) 253 (48.2) <0.001
UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status sex buddy
N (% of all sero-discordant/unknown-status partners)
8 (27.6) 98 (38.7) 0.01
Receptive UAI
N (% of all UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status sex buddy)
7 (87.5) 47 (48.0) 0.01
Casual partner Number of men with casual partner
N (% of all men)
217 (72.3) 912 (70.2) 0.7
Sero-discordant/unknown-status casual partner
N (% of all men)
51 (23.5) 757 (80.3) <0.001
UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status casual partner
N (% of all sero-discordant/unknown-status casual partners)
12 (23.5) 182 (24.0) 0.8
Receptive UAI
N (% of all UAI with sero-discordant/unknown-status casual partner)
10 (83.3) 65 (35.7) <0.001