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Table 1 Original nine items on the HIV/STI sexual risk scale

From: Psychometric assessment of HIV/STI sexual risk scale among MSM: A Rasch model approach

Item Item content Frequency Percent (%)
Item 1 Had unsafe oral sex with MSM 265 75.5
Item 2 Had unsafe anal sex with MSM 139 39.6
Item 3 Had unsafe anal sex with male sex workers 6 1.7
Item 4 Had unsafe oral sex with male sex workers 23 6.6
Item 5 Had unsafe anal sex with male clients 15 4.3
Item 6 Had unsafe oral sex with male clients 40 11.4
Item 7 Had unsafe sex with female sex workers 5 1.4
Item 8 Had unsafe sex with regular sex partners 62 17.7
Item 9 Had concurrent sex partners 208 59.3