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Table 3 Associations between background characteristics and willingness to take once-daily oral pill as PrEP in the next six months (among GBMSM with experience of SDU in the past year who were not on PrEP, n = 70)

From: Uptake and willingness to use PrEP among Chinese gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men with experience of sexualized drug use in the past year

  Row% OR (95%CI)
Socio-demographic characteristics
 Age group
  18–30 53.2 1.0
  31–40 57.8 0.55 (0.19, 1.59)
   > 40 77.8 1.40 (0.25, 7.93)
 Highest educational level attained
  Senior high or below 83.3 1.0
  College or above 61.5 0.32 (0.08, 1.25)†
 Current marital status
  Currently single 69.0 1.0
  Married/cohabited with a man 64.3 0.81 (0.29, 2.22)
 Monthly personal income (HK$)
   < 10,000 75.0 1.0
  10,000-19,999 74.1 0.95 (0.20, 4.55)
  20,000-39,999 63.6 0.58 (0.12, 2.80)
  40,000 and above 44.4 0.27 (0.04, 1.70)
 Current employment status
  Full-time 67.9 1.0
  Part-time/unemployed/retired/ students 64.7 0.87 (0.27, 2.73)
 Sexual orientation
  Homosexual 66.2 1.0
  Bisexual 80.0 2.05 (0.22, 19.43)
 Channels of recruitment
  Outreach in gay venues 73.3 1.0
  Online recruitment 68.4 0.79 (0.21, 2.99)
  Peer referral 58.8 0.52 (0.12, 2.32)
Service utilization
 HIV testing in the last 12 months
  No 50.0 1.0
  Yes 72.0 2.60 (1.01, 7.18)*
 Other HIV prevention services in the last 12 months (e.g., condom distribution, peer education, pamphlet and lectures)
  No 73.9 1.0
  Yes 63.8 0.62 (0.21, 1.88)
 Drug cessation/rehabilitation services provided by governmental organizations
  No 69.1 1.0
  Yes 0.0 N.A.
 Drug cessation/rehabilitation services provided by non-governmental organizations
  No 68.3 1.0
  Yes 57.1 0.62 (0.13, 3.04)
History of sexual transmitted infections/viral hepatitis
 History of other sexually transmitted infections
  No 68.0 1.0
  Yes 65.0 0.87 (0.29, 2.61)
Sexual behaviors in the last 12 months
 Had had anal intercourse with regular male sex partners (RP)
  No 68.8 1.0
  Yes 66.7 0.91 (0.27, 3.02)
 Had had anal intercourse with non-regular male sex partners (NRP)
  No 57.1 1.0
  Yes 68.3 1.61 (0.33, 7.89)
  1. OR: crude odds ratios
  2. OR and 95% were bold for variables with p < 0.05
  3. † 0.05 < P < 0.10, * P < 0.05
  4. N.A. Not applicable