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Table 1 Characteristics of men who have sex with men in China, 2017 (N = 979)

From: Prepared for PrEP: preferences for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among Chinese men who have sex with men in an online national survey

 n (%)
Age (years)
 16–24487 (49.7)
  > 24492 (50.3)
Gender identity
 Men908 (92.8)
 Women24 (2.5)
 Transgender14 (1.4)
 Unsure/other33 (3.4)
Sexual orientation
 Gay768 (78.5)
 Bisexual172 (17.6)
 others39 (4.0)
Educational level
 High school or below425 (43.4)
 Above high school554 (56.6)
Annual income, US$
 5500 or below482 (49.2)
 Above 5500497 (50.8)
Marital status with women
 Never married835 (85.3)
 Ever married144 (14.7)
Disclosed sexual orientation to medical provider
 No520 (53.1)
 Yes459 (46.9)
Partner seeking onlinea
 No234 (23.9)
 Yes745 (76.1)
Multiple male sexual partnersb
 No621 (63.4)
 Yes358 (36.6)
Condomless sexb
 No480 (49.0)
 Yes499 (51.0)
Role during anal sexb
 Both568 (54.4)
 Insertive188 (18.0)
 Receptive240 (23.0)
Multiple HIV testsa,c
 No581 (59.4)
 Yes398 (40.7)
Community Engagementd
 No121 (12.4)
 Minimal101 (10.3)
 Moderate426 (43.5)
 Substantial302 (30.9)
  1. ain the last 12 months
  2. bin the last 3 months
  3. ctwo or more HIV tests
  4. dN = 950