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Table 2 The association of HIVST on following overall HIV testing, facility-based testing, and condom use among MSM in China, 2016–2017. (N = 1219)

From: What happens after HIV self-testing? Results from a longitudinal cohort of Chinese men who have sex with men

Variables Measures (95% CIs)
  Crude OR (95% CIs)a Adjusted OR (95% CIs)b
Overall subsequent HIV testing No Ref  
Yes 2.50 (2.04, 3.06) 2.45 (1.99, 3.01)
Subsequent facility-based testing No Ref  
Yes 1.87 (1.47, 2.37) 1.46 (1.15, 1.86) c
Subsequent HIV self-testing No Ref  
Yes 1.38 (1.04,1.82) 1.42 (1.07,1.88)
Consistent condom use with a male partner No Ref  
Yes 1.56 (1.16, 2.10) 1.53 (1.13, 2.06)
Community engagement Not Increased Ref  
Increased 1.13 (0.32, 3.99) 1.21 (0.31, 4.66)
  Crude scale difference (95% CIs) for continuous outcomes Adjusted scale difference (95% CIs)b
Anticipated Stigma −0.010 (−0.055, 0.035) −0.008 (−0.053, 0.037)
Social norm −0.019 (−0.008, 0.065) −0.019 (− 0.009, 0.064)
Self-efficacy − 0.022 (− 0.019, 0.062) − 0.021 (− 0.019, 0.062)
  1. Note:
  2. aModels were adjusted by time
  3. bModels were adjusted by time, age (continuous), marital status, income, education level and intervention in the trial, as compared to the value measured in the previous follow-up
  4. cPrevious facility-based testing was also adjusted