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Table 2 Prevalence of HIV infection and adjusted odds ratio 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

  HIV prevalence AOR (95% CI)
  n/N %  
Recruitment site    
Fair day 49/817 6.0 1
Gay bars 4/87 4.6 0.69 (0.24-2.0)
Sex-on-site venues 15/143 10.5 1.6 (0.85-3.2)
Demographic characteristics    
Age group    
16-29 12/366 3.3 1
30-44 27/362 7.5 2.4 (1.2-4.9)
45+ 27/304 8.9 2.5 (1.2-4.9)
Ethnicity    
European 50/750 6.7 1
Maori 7/110 6.4 1.1 (0.47-2.5)
Pacific 3/29 10.3 2.0 (0.55-6.9)
Asian 3/107 2.8 0.41 (0.12-1.4)
Other 3/36 8.3 1.4 (0.41-4.8)
Sexual identity    
Gay 64/906 7.1 1
Bisexual or other 4/136 2.9 0.39 (0.13-1.1)
Highest education    
Less than tertiary degree 38/543 7.0 1
Tertiary degree or higher 26/480 5.4 0.76 (0.45-1.3)
Residence    
Auckland 50/832 6.0 1
Other New Zealand 6/125 4.8 0.78 (0.32-1.9)
Overseas 10/73 13.7 2.2 (1.1-4.8)
Sexual and HIV risk behaviour    
Number of male partners in previous 6 months    
0 2/57 3.5 0.54 (0.07-4.3)
1 11/307 3.6 1
2-5 22/369 6.0 1.6 (0.76-3.5)
6-20 19/192 9.9 2.7 (1.2-5.8)
> 20 11/85 12.9 3.5 (1.4-8.7)
Casual male partnerships in previous 6 months    
No casual partners 14/333 4.2 1
Casual partners - no anal sex 6/158 3.8 0.88 (0.32-2.4)
Casual partners - anal sex all protected 20/292 6.9 1.7 (0.81-3.6)
Casual partners - anal sex not all protected 25/211 11.9 3.4 (1.7-6.9)
Regular male partnerships in previous 6 months    
No current regular partner 26/445 5.8 1
Regular partner - no anal sex 3/83 3.6 0.62 (0.18-2.1)
Regular partner - anal sex all protected 12/148 8.1 1.5 (0.72-3.1)
Regular partner - anal sex not all protected 24/324 7.4 1.4 (0.75-2.5)
Sex with a man met online    
No 20/385 5.2 1
Yes but not in previous 6 months 18/339 5.3 1.2 (0.60-2.3)
Yes in previous 6 months 29/308 9.4 2.3 (1.2-4.3)
Injecting drug use    
No/not in previous 6 months 63/1008 6.3 1
Yes in previous 6 months 3/15 20.0 4.9 (1.3-18.7)
Health seeking behaviour    
Sexually transmitted infection in the previous 12 months    
No 60/928 6.5 1
Yes 6/93 6.5 0.93 (0.38-2.2)
HIV testing    
Tested at least once in lifetime 65/839 7.8 1
Never tested 3/202 1.5 0.24 (0.07-0.79)
Total 68/1047 6.5  
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio controlling for the effect of site, age and ethnicity CI confidence interval
  2. Table omits data on respondents with missing information