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Table 1 Characteristics of high-risk MSM in Lima, Pucallpa, and Iquitos, April 2008September 2009; n=735

From: A cross-sectional study of knowledge of sex partner serostatus among high-risk Peruvian men who have sex with men and transgender women: implications for HIV prevention

  Number (%)
Age (years)  
  <25 300 (40.9)
  ≥ 25 434 (59.1)
Education level 1  
  ≤ Secondary 458 (62.3)
  Superior/Technical 277 (37.7)
Sexual identity  
  Heterosexual 33 (5.0)
  Homosexual 355 (53.5)
  Bisexual 164 (24.7)
  Transgendered 111 (16.7)
Sexual role (last 5 years)  
  Pasivo (Receptive) 380 (54.0)
  Activo (Insertive) 221 (31.4)
  Moderno (Versatile) 103 (14.6)
Number of male partners  
  1 108 (15.5)
  2-4 229 (33.0)
  5-9 164 (23.6)
  10 or more 194 (27.9)
Number of female partners  
  0 555 (75.5)
  1 55 (7.5)
  2-4 88 (12.0)
  5-9 27 (3.7)
  10 or more 10 (1.4)
Exchange sex activity (last 6 months) 298 (40.9)
Alcohol use (last month) 648 (89.9)
Drug use (last month) 82 (11.3)
  1. 1Secondary education in Peru includes grades 7–11. Superior or technical education is considered to be any education obtained after high school (grade 11), including a professional university degree, or university or non-university technical degree.