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Table 2 Agreement measures for the outcome variables at the dyadic level, stratified by gender

From: How aware are swingers about their swing sex partners’ risk behaviours, and sexually transmitted infection status?

  Male egos (n = 135) Female egos (n = 164) Total participants (n = 299)
  Male alters (n = 38) Female alters (n = 97)   Male alters (n = 85) Female alters (n = 79)   Male alters (n = 123) Female alters (n = 176)  
  n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) p# n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) p# n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) p#
Bisexuality      **      **      **
 Underestimation (bisexuality estimated as heterosexuality) 11 28.9 (14.5–43.3) 5 5.2  (0.8–9.6) < 0.001 34 40.0 (29.6–50.4) 6 7.6 (1.8–13.4) < 0.001 45 36.6 (28.1–45.1) 11 6.3  (2.7–9.9) < 0.001
 Correctly estimated 25 65.8 (50.7–80.9 90 92.8 (87.7–97.9)   40 47.1 (36.5–57.7) 71 89.9 (83.3–96.5)   65 52.8 (44.0–61.6) 161 91.5 (83.4–95.6)  
 Overestimation (heterosexuality estimated as bisexuality) 2 5.3 (−1.8–12.4) 2 2.1 (−0,8–5.0)   6 7.1 (1.6–12.6) 2 2.5 (−0.9–5.9)   8 6.5 (2.1–10.9) 4 2.3  (0.8–4.5)  
 No estimation 0 0,0  (0.0–0.0) 0 0,0  (0,0-0,0)   5 5.9 (0.9–10.9) 0 0,0 ( 0.0–0.0)   5 4.1  (0.6–7.6) 0 0.0 ( 0.0–0.0)  
Number of sex partners
 Underestimation (number of sex partners estimated too low) 7 18.4 (6.1–30.7) 10 10.3 (4.3–16.3) 0.205 11 13.3 (6.1–20.5) 6 7.6 (1.8–13.4) 0.599 18 14.9 (8.6–2.1) 16 9.1 (4.9–13.3) 0.121
 Correctly estimated 5 13.2 (2.4–23.9) 5 5.2  (0.8–9.6)   11 13.3 (6.1–20.5) 8 10.3 (3.6–17.0)   16 13.2 (7.2–19.2) 13 7.5 (3.6–11.4)  
 Overestimation (number of sex partners estimated too high) 10 26.3 (12.3–40.3) 33 34.4 (24.9–43.9)   33 39.8 (29.4–50.2) 34 43.6 (32.7–54.5)   43 35.5 (27.0–44.0) 67 38.5 (31.3–45.7)  
 No estimation 16 42.1 (26.4–57.8) 48 50.0 (40.0–60.0)   28 33.7 (23.7–43.7) 30 38.5 (27.8–49.2)   44 36.4 (27.9–44.9) 78 44.8 (37.5–52.1)  
STI status           **      *
 Underestimation (STI positive, estimated STI negative) 1 2.6 (−2.5–7.7) 10 10.3 (4.3–16.3) 0.258 7 8.2 (2.4–14.0) 6 7.6 (1.8–13.4) < 0.001 8 6.5 (2.1–10.9) 16 9.1 (4.9–13.3) 0.046
 Correctly estimated STI positive 2 5.3 (−1.8–12.4) 6 6.2 (1.4–11.0)   3 3.5 (−0.4–7.4) 2 2.5 (−0.9–5.9)   5 4.1  (0.6–7.6) 8 4.5  (1.4–7.6)  
 Correctly estimated STI negative 11 28.9 (14.5–43.3) 36 37.1 (27.5–46.7)   55 64.7 (54.5–74-9) 27 34.2 (23.7–44.7)   66 53.7 (44.9–62.5) 63 35.8 (28.7–42.9)  
 Overestimation (STI negative, estimated STI positive) 2 5.3 (−1.8–12.4) 8 8.2 (2.7–13.7)   2 2.4 (−0.9–5.7) 2 2.5 (− 0.9–5.9)   4 3.3  (0.1–6.5) 10 5.7  (2.3–9.1)  
 No estimation 22 57.9 (42.2–73.6) 37 38.1 (28.4–47.8)   18 21.2 (12.5–29.9) 42 53.2 (42.2–64.2)   40 32.5 (24.2–40.8) 79 44.9 (37.6–52.2)  
  1. # p values (χ2-test)
  2. * = p < 0.05, ** = p < 0.01, indicates significant differences between males and females
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