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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Liaoning MSM students

From: A cross-sectional study of HIV and syphilis infections among male students who have sex with men (MSM) in northeast China: implications for implementing HIV screening and intervention programs

Characteristics Number Proportion (%)
Age (yrs.)   
   ≤ 20 237 54.4
   > 20 199 45.6
Marriage status   
   Single 428 98.2
   Cohabitating 1 0.2
   Married 7 1.6
Permanent residence   
   Liaoning Province 395 90.6
   Other province 41 9.4
Nationality   
   Han 386 88.5
   Non-Han 50 11.5
Currently level of education   
   College or above 164 37.6
   High school and below 272 62.4
Sexual orientation   
   Homosexual orientation 252 57.8
   Bisexual orientation 155 35.6
   Heterosexual orientation 4 0.9
   Sexual orientation undetermined 25 5.7
Main location to seek homosexual partners   
   Internet 322 73.9
   Park/public bathroom 35 8.0
   Bathing room/sauna/massage room 27 6.2
   Bar/night club/tearoom 26 6.0
   Other places 26 6.0