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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of MSM participants (n = 2105)

From: The interaction between HIV testing social norms and self-efficacy on HIV testing among Chinese men who have sex with men: results from an online cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (N = 2105) Percentage (%)
Agea
 ≤ 25 1146 54.44
 26–35 789 37.48
 36–45 149 7.08
 ≥ 46 21 1.00
Student
 Yes 477 22.66
 No 1628 77.34
Marital status
 Not married 1809 85.94
 Engaged or Married 187 8.88
 Separated or Divorced 106 5.04
 Widowed 3 0.14
Education level
 High school or below 746 35.44
 College diploma 583 27.70
 Undergraduate 697 33.11
 Postgraduate (Master/PhD) 79 3.75
Individual monthly income
 <1500 RMB 391 18.57
 1500–3000 RMB 425 20.19
 3001–5000 RMB 690 32.78
 5001–8000 RMB 384 18.24
 >8000 RMB 215 10.21
Gender identity
 Male 1999 94.96
 Female 33 1.57
 Transgender 34 1.62
 Unsure/Other 39 1.85
Sexual orientation
 Homosexual 1524 72.40
 Bisexual 496 23.56
 Heterosexual 11 0.52
 Unsure/Other 74 3.52
HIV testing in lifetime
 Yes 1315 62.5
 No 790 37.5
HIV Testing in the past 3 months
 Yes 687 32.6
 No 1418 67.4
HIV self-testing in lifetime
 Yes 685 32.5
 No 1420 67.5
  1. aAge: mean = 25.97, SD = ±6.42