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Table 3 The characteristics of the relationship with regular male sex partners

From: Intimate relationship characteristics as determinants of HIV risk among men who have sex with regular male sex partners: a cross-sectional study in Guangzhou, China

  Col% (n)
N = 406
Had multiple RP in the past six months
 No 67.5 (274)
 Yes 32.5 (132)
Expectation for this relationship
 Length of the relationship
   < 6 months 52.2 (212)
   ≥ 6 months 47.8 (194)
 Believed this was a serious relationship
  No 44.8 (182)
  Yes 55.2 (224)
 Perceived that this relationship wound continue for a long time
  No 20.7 (84)
  Yes 79.3 (322)
Conflict of interest
 Exchanged money or materials to maintain this sexual relationship
  No 98.0 (398)
  Yes 2.0 (8)
The dependence model
 Invested more emotion in this regular relationship
  No 65.3 (265)
  Yes 34.7 (141)
 Your RP is dominant in this relationship
  No 76.4 (310)
  Yes 23.6 (96)
Open communication on sexual relationship
 Openly discussed being monogamous in this relationship
  No 60.8 (247)
  Yes 39.2 (159)
 Openly discussed a sexual agreement or requirement to use condoms when having sex with other partners
  No 47.5 (193)
  Yes 52.5 (213)