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Table 3 Prevalence, univariate, and multivariate logistic analyses of HIV infection associated factors among 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

Factors   N Prevalence (%) Univariate Analysis Multivariate Analysis
     OR
(95% CI)
AOR
(95% CI)
P
Permanent residence Liaoning Province 395 13(3.3)    
  None-Liaoning Province 41 0(0.0) 0.3
(0.0-5.8)
  
Age (yrs.) ≤ 20 237 6(2.5)    
  > 20 199 7(3.5) 1.4
(0.5-4.2)
  
Nationality Han 386 12(3.1)    
  Non-Han 50 1(2.0) 1.6
(0.2-12.3)
  
Currently level of education College or above 272 7(2.6)    
  High school and below 164 6(3.7) 1.4
(0.5-4.3)
  
Sexual orientation known by family members No 377 9(2.4)    
  Yes 59 4(6.8) 3.0
(0.9-10.0)
7.3
(1.5-34.6)
0.013
Knowledge of whether PLWH can be detected from appearance No 399 9(2.3)    
  Yes 26 4(15.4) 5.3
(1.5-18.0)
  
Knowledge of whether input blood from PLWH can infect HIV Yes 426 11(2.6)    
  No 10 2(20.0) 9.4
(1.8-50.0)
  
Knowledge of whether sharing syringe with PLWH can infect HIV Yes 414 11(2.7)    
  No 22 2(9.5) 3.7
(0.8-17.6)
  
HIV/AIDS knowledge scores ≥8 244 7(2.9)    
  < 8 192 6(3.1) 1.1
(0.4-3.3)
  
Source of HIV/AIDS knowledge Yes 229 4(1.7)    
   Television No 207 9(4.3) 2.6
(0.8-8.4)
  
   Clinical doctors No 358 7(2.0)    
  Yes 78 6(7.7) 4.2
(1.4-12.8)
6.7
(1.7-25.9)
0.006
   Free education services and materials, such as VCT and provision of condoms No 230 10(4.3)    
  Yes 206 3(1.5) 0.3
(0.1-1.2)
0.2
(0.4-1.0)
0.060
Condom use with casual male sexual partners Always use 254 3(1.2)    
  Occasionally/never use 182 10(5.5) 4.9
(1. 3-17.9)
5.7
(1.3-25.3)
0.023
Unprotected receptive anal sex in past 6 months No 203 4(2.0) 2.0
(0.6-6.7)
  
  Yes 231 9(3.9)    
Anal bleeding after receptive anal intercourse No 330 8(2.4)    
  Yes 104 5(4.8) 2.0
(0.7-6.4)
  
Sexual partner experienced anal bleeding after insertive anal intercourse No 360 7(1.9)    
  Yes 76 6(7.9) 4.3
(1.4-13.3)
6.8
(1.6-28.4)
0.009
Has ever purchased or sold sex with male partners No 409 12(2.9)    
  Yes 27 1(3.7) 1.3
(0.2-10.2)
  
History of illegal drug use No 429 11(2.6)    
  Yes 8 2(25.0) 12.6
(3.3-69.8)
18.9
(2.2-165.3)
0.008
STD symptoms* in the past year No 381 9(2.4)    
  Yes 55 4(7.3) 3.2
(1.0-10.9)
  
Saw a private doctor in the past year No 410 11(2.7)    
  Yes 26 2(7.7) 3.0
(0.6-14.4)
  
Self-treated STD in the past year No 397 10(2.5)    
  Yes 39 3(7.7) 3.2
(0.8-12.3)
  
Had male sexual partners who are infected with HIV No 411 11(2.7)    
  Yes 25 2(8.0) 3.2
(0.7-15.1)
  
Syphilis Negative 401 11(2.7)    
  Positive 22 2(9.1)    
  1. *STD symptoms: urination pain, penis burning, or abnormal urethral discharge. OR, odds ratio; AOR, adjusted odds ratio; VCT, voluntary counseling and testing.