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Table 4 Factors associated with contact with HIV prevention activities in the past 12 months: multivariate logistic regression (N = 1318)

From: Contact with HIV prevention services highest in gay and bisexual men at greatest risk: cross-sectional survey in Scotland

 

Obtained free condoms from a bar/club/sauna or the Internet

Picked up sexual health leaflet in a bar/club/sauna or looked for safer sex/sexual health information on the Internet

Talked to an outreach worker in a bar/club/sauna

Participated in one to one or group counselling on sexual health or HIV prevention

 

AOR

(95% CI)

AOR

(95% CI)

AOR

(95% CI)

AOR

(95% CI)

Survey venue

        

Bar

  

1

     

Sauna

  

1.46

(0.86-2.46)

    

Sexual orientation

        

Gay

1

       

Bisexual

0.87

(0.56-1.35)

      

Straight

1.03

(0.28-3.74)

      

Age

        

16-25 years

1

   

1

   

26+ years

0.73

(0.53-0.99)

  

0.76

(0.53-1.09)

  

Area of residence

        

Glasgow

1

   

1

   

Edinburgh

1.11

(0.81-1.51)

  

0.79

(0.54-1.15)

  

Rest of Scotland

0.89

(0.61-1.30)

  

0.63

(0.37-1.09)

  

Rest of UK

0.73

(0.42-1.29)

  

0.63

(0.26-1.56)

  

Overseas

1.26

(0.46-3.46)

  

0.43

(0.10-1.94)

  

Ethnicity

        

White (UK, Irish or other)

  

1

     

Minority ethnic group*

  

2.91

(1.43-5.95)

    

Qualifications

        

Secondary

  

1

     

Further/vocational

  

1.35

(0.95-1.93)

    

Degree/post-graduate

  

1.36

(0.96-1.93)

    

Frequency of gay scene use

        

Once month or less

1

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

2/3 times a month

1.67

(1.19-2.35)

1.34

(0.97-1.84)

1.01

(0.60-1.71)

1.10

(0.57-2.13)

1/2 times a week

1.92

(1.36-2.69)

1.62

(1.19-2.20)

1.30

(0.80-2.11)

1.01

(0.54-1.92)

4/5 times a week

3.13

(1.85-5.27)

1.51

(1.01-2.26)

2.16

(1.24-3.76)

2.43

(1.23-4.82)

HIV treatment optimism 2

        

Disagree

      

1

 

Agree

      

2.19

(1.33-3.61)

HIV test in the past 12 months

        

No

1

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

Yes

0.71

(0.49-1.03)

1.30

(0.95-1.79)

1.75

(1.08-2.83)

3.44

(1.82-6.49)

Other STI test in the past 12 months

        

No

1

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

Yes

2.44

(1.67-3.57)

1.31

(0.95-1.81)

1.64

(1.01-2.64)

0.99

(0.54-1.80)

HIV status (oral fluid specimen result)

        

HIV-negative

  

1

   

1

 

HIV-positive

  

1.88

(0.96-3.67)

  

3.22

(1.42-7.29)

Did not provide oral fluid specimen

  

0.70

(0.50-0.96)

  

0.82

(0.42-1.60)

Number of sexual partners

        

Less than 10

1

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

10 or more

1.76

(1.19-2.62)

1.16

(0.84-1.60)

0.98

(0.61-1.58)

0.97

(0.60-1.58)

Number of anal intercourse partners

        

Less than 10

1

 

1

 

1

   

10 or more

1.67

(0.83-3.35)

1.20

(0.75-1.91)

1.56

(0.85-2.85)

  

Number of unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) partners

        

0/1 partner

1

   

1

 

1

 

2 or more partners

1.06

(0.60-1.88)

  

1.18

(0.66-2.11)

1.38

(0.80-2.41)

UAI with casual partners

        

No

1

 

1

 

1

   

Yes

1.16

(0.77-1.77)

1.15

(0.86-1.55)

1.10

(0.68-1.79)

  

STI

        

No

1

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

Yes

0.73

(0.42-1.27)

1.54

(0.98-2.44)

1.35

(0.80-2.27)

2.53

(1.40-4.57)

  1. AOR = adjusted odds ratio; 95% CI = 95% confidence interval; significant odds ratios are shown in italics, p < 0.05.
  2. *Black African, Black Caribbean, Indian, Pakistani, Chinese, Arab, Latin American & Other/Mixed.
  3. † HIV treatment optimism 2 - 'I believe that new drug therapies make people with HIV less infectious'.