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Table 1 Baseline sociodemographic characteristics and methamphetamine use patterns among ARYS, VIDUS, and ACCESS participants, stratified by biological sex at birth and self-identified sexual orientation (n, % unless otherwise indicated).

From: Pathways to HIV risk and vulnerability among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered methamphetamine users: a multi-cohort gender-based analysis

 

Male (N= 1389)

Female (N= 706)

Characteristic

Sexual Minority* (N= 104)

Heterosexual (N= 1285)

OR (95%CI)

p-value

Sexual Minority* (N= 144)

Heterosexual (N= 562)

OR (95%CI)

p-value

Age (median, IQR)

33 (24 - 42)

39 (25 - 47)

0.97 (0.95 - 0.99)

0.001

31 (23 - 41)

35 (24 - 44)

0.98 (0.97 - 1.00)

0.053

Aboriginal ancestry

        

   Yes

42 (40.4)

305 (23.7)

2.18 (1.44 - 3.29)

<0.001

48 (33.3)

246 (43.9)

0.64 (0.44 - 0.94)

0.023

   No

62 (59.6)

980 (76.3)

  

96 (66.7)

315 (56.2)

  

Relationship status

        

   Single/dating

73 (70.2)

927 (72.4)

0.90 (0.58 - 1.39)

0.634

90 (62.5)

307 (55.4)

1.34 (0.92 - 1.95)

0.127

   Married/regular partner

31 (29.8)

354 (27.6)

  

54 (37.5)

247 (44.6)

  

HIV status

        

   Positive

42 (40.4)

272 (21.2)

2.52 (1.67 - 3.82)

<0.001

41 (28.5)

159 (28.3)

1.01 (0.67 - 1.51)

0.966

   Negative

62 (59.6)

1013 (78.8)

  

103 (71.5)

403 (71.7)

  

Any meth use

        

   Yes

64 (62.1)

388 (30.5)

3.74 (2.47 - 5.67)

<0.001

58 (40.3)

150 (27.2)

1.80 (1.23 - 2.64)

0.003

   No

39 (37.9)

884 (69.5)

  

86 (59.7)

401 (72.8)

  

Any non-injection meth use

        

   Yes

38 (36.5)

223 (17.5)

2.71 (1.78 - 4.15)

<0.001

36 (25.0)

89 (16.0)

1.75 (1.12 - 2.71)

0.013

   No

66 (63.5)

1050 (82.5)

  

108 (75.0)

466 (84.0)

  

Daily non-injection meth use

        

   Yes

11 (10.6)

39 (3.1)

3.72 (1.84 - 7.50)

<0.001

8 (5.6)

20 (3.7)

1.56 (0.67 - 3.62)

0.296

   No

93 (89.4)

1226 (96.9)

  

135 (94.4)

527 (96.3)

  

Any injection meth use

        

   Yes

43 (41.4)

262 (20.4)

2.75 (1.82 - 4.15)

<0.001

39 (27.1)

100 (18.0)

1.69 (1.10 - 2.59)

0.016

   No

61 (58.6)

1021 (79.6)

  

105 (72.9)

455 (82.0)

  

Daily injection meth use

        

   Yes

17 (16.7)

45 (3.5)

5.45 (3.00 - 9.95)

<0.001

9 (6.4)

16 (2.9)

2.27 (0.98 - 5.24)

0.066

   No

85 (83.3)

1229 (96.5)

  

132 (93.6)

532 (97.1)

  
  1. Notes: * "sexual minority" refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, or other orientation; † refers to activities in the past 6 months.