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Table 2 Characteristics of male sex partnerships reported by high-risk MSM during past three months; n=1643

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 (%)
Type of relationship  
  Stable 328 (20.3)
  Casual2 1,189 (73.7)
  Commercial sex client or worker 96 (6.0)
Length of relationship  
  Single contact 727 (47.2)
  Less than 3 months 322 (20.9)
  3 months to less than 1 year 264 (17.1)
  ≥ 1 year 228 (14.8)
Sexual role of partner  
  Pasivo (Receptive) 471 (29.2)
  Activo (Insertive) 940 (58.4)
  Moderno (Versatile) 200 (12.4)
Alcohol use during last sexual encounter 626 (40.2)
Drug use during last sexual encounter 180 (12.0)
  1. 2Sex partnerships described as “casual” by participants include those with both single and multiple sexual encounters.