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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of men who have sex with men who had used new types drugs in past 3 months in Hangzhou, China (N = 555)

From: New types of drug use and risks of drug use among men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional study in Hangzhou, China

Variables N (%) New types of drug used χ2 P
No Yes
Age y IQR 31(26–40)     19.936 < 0.001
 16–24 84(15.1) 65(14.3) 19(18.8)   
 25–29 163(29.4) 126(27.8) 37(36.6)   
 30–39 167(30.1) 130(28.6) 37(36.6)   
 40- 141(25.4) 133(29.3) 8(7.9)   
Marital status     14.032 0.001
 Single 286(51.5) 218(48.0) 68(67.3)   
 Married/cohabitation 240(43.2) 208(45.8) 32(31.7)   
 Divorced/separated 29(5.2) 28(6.2) 1(1.0)   
Ethnicity     0.359 0.549
 Han 539(97.1) 440(96.9) 99(98.0)   
 Minority 16(2.9) 14(3.1) 2(2.0)   
Education     14.569 0.001
 Junior high school and below 149(26.8) 136(30.0) 13(12.9)   
 High school and junior college 146(26.3) 120(26.4) 26(25.7)   
 College 260(46.8) 198(41.1) 62(61.7)   
Income RMB yuan     8.210 0.016
  < 3000 92(16.6) 76(16.7) 16(15.8)   
 3000–4999 228(41.1) 198(43.6) 30(29.7)   
 5000- 235(42.3) 180(39.6) 83(54.5)   
Sexual orientation     0.467 0.792
 Homosexual 216(38.9) 176(38.8) 40(39.6)   
 Bisexual 329(59.3) 269(59.3) 60(59.4)   
 Heterosexual/uncertain 10(1.8) 9(2.0) 1(1.0)   
Registered residence     0.456 0.796
 Local 128(23.1) 103(22.7) 25(24.8)   
 Other cities in Zhejiang 141(25.4) 114(25.1) 27(26.7)   
 Other provinces 286(51.5) 237(52.2) 49(48.5)   
Living time in Hangzhou (M)     1.726 0.422
  < 3 88(15.9) 76(16.7) 12(11.9)   
 3–24 60(10.8) 50(11.0) 10(9.9)   
 24- 407(73.3) 328(72.2) 79(78.2)