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Table 2 Prevalence of Sexually Transmissible Infections, including HIV in non-probability sample of African, Caribbean and Black Men in Toronto, comparison between MSM and MSW (N = 481)

From: The epidemiology of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in African, Caribbean and Black men in Toronto, Canada

Current STI Sexual Behavior Category χ2 (1)
MSM
(n = 86)
MSW
(n = 395)
HIV 38.4 3.0 103.69***
Chlamydia 3.5 4.6 0.20
Gonorrhea 0 0.8 0.66
Syphilis 17.4 5.1 16.31***
Hepatitis B 5.8 2.0 3.75
Hepatitis C 5.8 3.5 1.00
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 82.6 71.4 5.02*
Herpes Simplex Virus 2 58.1 50.1 1.99
Cytomegalovirus 75.6 43.8 27.9***
Any high risk HPV- penile 32.6 19.2 6.56*
Any high risk HPV- anal 29.1 4.1 15.07***
  1. Note: STI sexually transmitted infections, HPV Human papilloma virus
  2. *p < .05, ***p < .001; Total sample size was 487, and six subjects refused to report whether they ever had sex with men