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Table 3 Sexual and drug risk behaviors of men who reported anal sex with a male

From: Correlates of unprotected anal sex among men who have sex with men in Tijuana, Mexico

  Total sample (N = 260) Had unprotected anal sex in past year(N = 129) No unprotected anal sex in past year(N = 131)
Age when first had sex with a man (mean, SD) 16.5 (4.3) 16.4 (4.0) 16.7 (4.7)
Number of men had sex with in past year (mean, SD) 5.1 (8.1) 6.0 (9.8) 4.3 (6.0)
Paid a male partner for sex in past year 24 (9.3%) 14 (10.9%) 10 (7.7%)
Was paid by a male partner for sex in past yeara 18 (6.9%) 13 (10.1%) 5 (3.8%)
Had a steady male partner in past year 163 (63.7%) 75 (59.5%) 88 (67.7%)
Had a casual male partner in past year 97 (38.0%) 53 (42.1%) 44 (34.1%)
Used alcohol before or during sex with a male in past yeara 196 (75.7%) 104 (80.6%) 92 (70.8%)
Used any illicit drug before or during sex with a male in past yearb 55 (21.3%) 38 (29.7%) 17 (13.1%)
Used marijuana 43 (16.7%) 22 (17.1%) 21 (16.4%)
Used poppers 21 (8.1%) 14 (10.9%) 7 (5.4%)
Used amphetamines 2 (0.8%) 2 (1.6%) 0 (0.0%)
Used cocaine 12 (4.7%) 8 (6.2%) 4 (3.1%)
Used heroin 3 (1.2%) 2 (1.6%) 1 (0.8%)
Used Ecstasya 10 (3.9%) 8 (6.2%) 2 (1.6%)
Diagnosed with STI in past year 31 (12.2%) 20 (15.7%) 11 (8.7%)
Tested for HIV in past yeara 139 (54.7%) 61 (48.0%) 78 (61.4%)
  1. All data shown are in the format No. (%) unless otherwise noted. SD = standard deviation.
  2. a P < .05.
  3. b P < .001.