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Table 1 Sociodemographic, sexual behavior, and healthcare utilization behaviors among MSM in eight Chinese cities, 2016 (N = 2006)

From: Anticipated HIV stigma among HIV negative men who have sex with men in China: a cross-sectional study

 Total%Stigma score (SDa)
SOCIODEMOGRAPHICS
 Age (Mean ± SD)25.9 ± 6.4  
Educational level
 High school or lower69834.82.85 (0.63)
 Higher than high school130865.23.04 (0.64)
Annual income (USD)
  ≤ 9200143171.32.96 (0.65)
  > 920057528.73.02 (0.63)
Marital status
 Never married173386.42.96 (0.65)
 Ever married27313.63.06 (0.61)
Self-identified sexual orientation
 Gay144672.12.96 (0.65)
 Othersb56027.93.02 (0.64)
SEXUAL BEHAVIORS
 Ever used social media for a sexual partner seeking in the past 12 months
  Yes145472.53.01 (0.64)
  No55227.52.89 (0.64)
 Engaged in condomless sex in the past 3 months
  Yes55227.53.03 (0.63)
  No145472.52.99 (0.66)
 Have multiple male sexual partners in the past 3 months
  Yes59129.53.05 (0.65)
  No141570.52.94 (0.64)
 Ever had sex with female
  Yes46223.03.04 (0.63)
  No154477.02.96 (0.65)
HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION
 Ever tested for HIV
  Yes121660.62.97 (0.65)
  No79039.42.98 (0.64)
 Ever self-tested for HIV
  Yes62131.02.93 (0.66)
  No138569.03.00 (0.64)
 Ever facility-based tested for HIV
  Yes104151.92.97 (0.65)
  No96548.12.98 (0.64)
 Utilized any governmental sexual health services in the past 12 months
  Yes120360.02.93 (0.66)
  No80340.03.04 (0.62)
DISCLOSURE & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN SEXUAL HEALTH
 Ever disclosurec
  Yes134867.22.95 (0.65)
  No65832.83.04 (0.63)
 Ever disclosure to a health provider
  Yes54827.32.87 (0.66)
  No145872.73.01 (0.63)
 Community engagement in sexual health
  No engagement30115.03.06 (0.62)
  Minimal engagement25812.93.04 (0.62)
  Moderate engagement93446.63.01 (0.63)
  Substantial engagement51325.62.84 (0.68)
  1. aSD Standard Deviation
  2. bOthers include people who identified him/herself as straight, bisexual, and others
  3. cThe disclosure was defined as having discussed sexual orientation or sexual history with men to people other than male sex partners