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Table 3 Factors associated participation in HIV prevention program-Bivariate weighted analysis (Chongqing vs Beijing, 2010)

From: Participation of HIV prevention programs among men who have sex with men in two cities of China—a mixed method study

  Chongqing Beijing
Participated Participated
Yes N (%) No N (%) P (χ 2) Yes N (%) No N (%) P (χ 2)
Age       
 <25 159(56.9) 109(49.9) 0.001 126(33.5) 43(34.9) 0.982
 25~34 104(37.4) 74(33.8)   145(38.6) 49(39.0)  
 35~44 10(3.6) 28(12.8)   58(15.5) 18(14.7)  
 ≥45 6(2.1) 8(3.5)   47(12.4) 14(11.4)  
Ethnicity       
 Han 277(99.4) 207(94.4) 0.001 345(91.9) 124(99.4) 0.003
 Other 2(0.6) 12(5.6)   30(8.1) 1(0.6)  
Education       
 Secondary school and lower 12(4.4) 24(11.1) 0.004 114(30.3) 33(26.8) 0.456
 High school and higher 267(95.6) 195(88.9)   262(69.7) 91(73.2)  
Current marital status       
 Unmarried 255(91.3) 186(84.8) 0.023 306(81.5) 91(73.6) 0.057
 Married 24(8.7) 33(15.2)   69(18.5) 33(26.4)  
Living partner       
 Wife 19(6.7) 24(10.7) 0.001 24(6.4) 13(10.1) 0.001
 Other female sexual partner 1(0.3) 3(1.6)   4(1.0) 1(0.8)  
 Boy friend 71(25.3) 25(11.6)   88(23.5) 8(6.7)  
 Other male sexual partner 2(0.6) 0(0.1)   30(8.0) 16(13.2)  
 Other/None 187(67.0) 166(76.0)   230(61.2) 86(69.1)  
Living place
 Urban area 269(96.4) 186(84.9) <0.001 325(86.5) 109(87.3) 0.801
 Other 10(3.6) 33(15.1)   51(13.5) 16(12.7)  
Income in the last year(RMB)
 <3000 217(77.6) 174(79.3) 0.651 264(70.3) 62(49.6) <0.001
 ≥3000 63(22.4) 45(20.7)   112(29.7) 63(50.4)  
Size of MSM social network
 10 and above 67(24.1) 25(11.6) <0.001 119(31.7) 22(17.4) 0.002
 <10 212(75.9) 194(88.4)   257(68.3) 103(82.6)  
Number of male partners in the past 6 months
 3 & above 42(15.2) 52(23.6) 0.018 140(37.2) 28(22.2) 0.002
 Less than 3 237(84.2) 167(76.4)   236(62.8) 97(77.8)  
Had female partner in the last 6 months
 Yes 30(10.9) 38(17.2) 0.040 60(15.9) 21(17.2) 0.721
 No 249(89.1) 181(82.8)   316(84.1) 103(82.8)  
Had male casual partners
 Yes 112(40.3) 125(57.1) <0.001 225(59.9) 71(56.9) 0.552
 No 167(59.7) 94(42.9)   151(40.1) 54(43.1)  
Talked about HIV status with partner
 Yes 191(68.4) 102(46.4) <0.001 273(72.8) 63(50.5) <0.001
 No 88(31.6) 117(53.6)   102(27.2) 42(49.5)  
Risk perception
 High 125(44.6) 135(61.5) 0.001 33(8.9) 5(4.3) 0.092
 Moderate 76(27.4) 39(17.9)   80(21.3) 21(16.5)  
 Small/None 78(28.0) 45(20.6)   262(69.8) 98(79.2)  
Know Sb. HIV+
 Yes 57(20.4) 19(8.6) <0.001 43(11.4) 14(11.1) 0.945
 No 222(79.6) 200(91.4)   333(88.6) 110(88.9)  
Syphilis
 Positive 5(4.9) 9(3.9) 0.604 53(14.1) 9(7.3) 0.046
 Negative 266(95.1) 210(96.1)   323(85.9) 115(92.7)