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Table 2 Structural equation model results of measurements

From: A structural equation model of factors associated with HIV risk behaviors and mental health among men who have sex with men in Malawi

Constructs and Indicators Estimate S.E (P-Value) 95%CI
Outcomes
 Factor 1: Condom Usage and communication (partial)
  Insist on condom use with male partner 1   
  Insist on condom use with long-time partner 1.49 0.20(0.00) (1.10,1.88)
  Insist on condom use with regular male partner you trust 1.52 0.20(0.00) (1.12,1.92)
  How often using condom in the past 6 months 1.01 0.19(0.00) (0.63,1.39)
 Factor 2: Sexual Risk behavior
  Number of main partners 1   
  Number of casual partners 4.36 2.56(0.09) (−0.66,9.39)
  Use the Internet for sexual partners 1.09 0.86(0.20) (−0.60, 2.78)
  Anytime concurrent partnerships 3.52 1.74(0.04) (0.11,6.93)
  Current concurrent partnerships 3.77 1.60(0.02) (0.62,6.91)
 Factor 3: Depression Symptomatology
  Have depressed mood for more than 2 weeks 1   
  Ever wanted to end your life 0.32 0.11(0.00) (0.10,0.53)
Exposures
 Factor 4: Sexual Behavior Stigma
  Excluded from family gatherings 1   
  Family discriminatory remarks 1.18 0.19(0.00) (0.81,1.55)
  Lower quality of health care 0.69 0.13(0.00) (0.43,0.95)
  Ever been tortured 1.01 0.17(0.00) (0.68,1.34)
  Scared to walk around in public places 0.92 0.17(0.00) (0.59,1.26)
  Ever been beaten up 0.80 0.14(0.00) (0.51,1.09)
 Factor 5: Social Support
  Count on others to borrow money 1   
  Count on others to the doctor 0.95 0.13(0.00) (0.70,1.21)
  Talk about problems 0.88 0.12(0.00) (0.64,1.12)
  Need places to stay 0.77 0.14(0.00) (0.50,1.04)
  Deal with a violent or difficult situation 0.89 0.13(0.00) (0.63,1.15)
Factor 6: Participating social activities
  Promote the rights of MSM 1   
  Speak with government officials or political leaders 0.68 0.12(0.00) (0.46,0.91)
  Address a common problem facing MSM 1.10 0.17(0.00) (0.76,1.44)
  Participated in an HIV prevention organization 1.12 0.19(0.00) (0.84,1.59)