Skip to main content

Table 2 Sexual behavior of MSM participants in Shenyang, China (N = 183)

From: Mycoplasma Genitalium and Mycoplasma Hominis are prevalent and correlated with HIV risk in MSM: a cross-sectional study in Shenyang, China

Variables   All (%) HIV positive (rate, %) P-value
Main partner-seeking methods Non-APPs 89 (48.6) 11 (12.4) 0.015
APPs 94 (51.4) 25 (26.6)  
Sexual debut age (years) < 18 52 (28.4) 11 (21.2) 0.950
18–24 94 (51.4) 18 (19.1)  
≥25 37 (20.2) 7 (18.9)  
Sexual roles with partners Bottom 49 (26.8) 12 (24.5) 0.402
Top 62 (33.9) 9 (14.5)  
Versatile 72 (39.3) 15 (20.8)  
Male circumcision Yes 11 (6.0) 1 (9.1) 0.362
  No 172 (94) 35 (20.3)  
Sexual behaviors in recent 3-months
 No. of total male sexual partners 0–1 37 (20.2) 5 (13.5) 0.291
≥2 146 (79.8) 31 (21.2)  
 No. of casual male sexual partners 0–1 65 (36.1) 9 (13.8) 0.141
≥2 118 (63.9) 27 (22.9)  
 Using condom with partners during anal intercourse Always 68 (37.2) 12 (17.6) 0.684
Occasionally 83 (45.4) 16 (19.3)  
Never used 32 (17.5) 8 (25.0)