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Table 1 Proportion of survey respondents who provided oral fluid specimens by recruitment site, demographic characteristics, sexual and other HIV risk and health seeking behaviour

From: Actual and undiagnosed HIV prevalence in a community sample of men who have sex with men in Auckland, New Zealand

  Number
eligible
Specimen provided p-value
   n %  
Recruitment site     0.006
Fair day 994 818 82.3  
Gay bars 123 88 71.5  
Sex-on-site venues 187 143 76.5  
Demographic characteristics     
Age     0.52
16-29 454 367 80.8  
30-44 450 363 80.7  
45+ 364 304 83.5  
Ethnicity     0.93
European 922 750 81.3  
Maori 136 111 81.6  
Pacific 37 29 78.4  
Asian 130 107 82.3  
Other 48 37 77.1  
Highest education     0.23
Less than tertiary degree 659 544 82.6  
Tertiary degree or higher 602 481 79.9  
Sexual identity     0.61
Gay 1122 908 80.9  
Bisexual 135 105 77.8  
Other 40 31 77.5  
Residence     0.43
Auckland 1023 834 81.5  
Other New Zealand 150 125 83.3  
Overseas 95 73 76.8  
Sexual and HIV risk behaviour     
Sex with women < 6 months     0.16
No 1196 969 81.0  
Yes 101 76 75.3  
Number of male partners in previous 6 months     0.007
0 68 57 83.8  
1 401 307 76.6  
2-5 438 371 84.7  
6-20 232 192 82.8  
> 20 116 85 73.3  
Sex with casual partners in previous 6 months     0.007
No casual partners 436 333 76.4  
Casual partners - no anal sex 189 158 83.6  
Casual partners - anal sex all protected 367 292 79.6  
Casual partners - anal sex not all protected 246 213 86.6  
Sex with current regular partner in previous 6 months     0.21
No current regular partner 542 445 82.1  
Regular partner - no anal sex 109 83 76.2  
Regular partner - anal sex all protected 193 148 76.7  
Regular partner - anal sex not all protected 391 325 83.1  
Injecting drug use     0.47
Never injected 1167 950 81.4  
Injected at least once in lifetime 90 76 84.4  
Health seeking behaviour     
Sexual health check up in previous 12 months     0.86
No 618 504 81.6  
Yes 658 534 81.2  
STI in previous 12 months    0.05  
No 1150 930 80.9  
Yes 105 93 88.6  
HIV testing history    0.17  
Last tested HIV negative 937 755 80.6  
Tested HIV positive 74 55 74.3  
Never tested 249 209 83.9  
Total 1304 1049 80.4  
  1. Table omits data on respondents with missing information