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Table 3 Background and HIV-related characteristics according to HIV test status among mobile MSM residing in Belgium*

From: International mobility, sexual behaviour and HIV-related characteristics of men who have sex with men residing in Belgium

  Hiv positive (P) Hiv negative (N) Untested (U) Anova - P value Tukey's test
  N % N % N %   
Age (mean (SD)) 193 40(9,47) 1117 36,99(10,5) 116 34,38(12,59) <0,001 P≠N≠U
On antiretroviral therapy 129 62       
Viral load (last checkx- up) undetectable 114 57       
Anal sex last 12 m 186 96,4 1041 92,5 106 85,5 0,038 P≠U
UAI Steady partner last 12 m 94 48,7 425 61,2 31 54 0,002 P≠N,U
UAI Casual partner last 12 m 137 71 347 34 28 27,1 <0,001 P≠N,U
Perceived seroconcordant UAI with a casual partner last 12 m 102 52,8 172 15,4 15 12,9 <0,001 P≠N,U
Nr of casual partners last 12 m (median category)   More than 50   11 to 20   11 to 20 <0,001 P≠N≠U
STI test last 12 m 82 42,5 160 14,5 12 10,3 <0,001 P≠N,U
STI history last 12 m (among tested for any STI)         
Syphilis 36 43,9 30 18,8 1 8,3 <0,001 P≠N,U
Gonorrhoea 29 35,4 53 33,1 5 41,7 <0,001 U≠P,N
Chlamydia 38 46,3 48 30,0 4 33,3 <0,001 P≠N,U
Anal/genital warts 14 17,1 32 20,0 5 41,7   P≠N
Anal/genital herpes 3 3,7 16 10,0 0 0,0 0,865  
Hepatitis C 12 m 3 3,7 1 0,6 0 0,0 <0,001 P≠N,U
Hepatitis C current 12 14,6 3 1,9 1 8,3 <0,001 P≠N,U
Hepatitis B (ever) 42 51,2 89 55,6 5 41,7 <0,001 P,N≠U
Drug use last 12 m         
Party drugs 121 62,7 248 22,2 15 12,9 <0,001 P≠N,U
Poppers 121 62,7 297 26,6 16 13,8 <0,001 P≠N≠U
Viagra 154 79,8 605 54,2 39 33,6 <0,001 P≠N≠U
Anal sex during last sexual contact abroad 160 82,9 627 56,1 69 59,5 <0,001 P≠N,U
UAI during last sexual contact abroad 91 47,2 115 10,3 10 8,6 <0,001 P≠N,U
Meeting place for last sexual contact abroad         
Gay bar/disco/nightclub 34 17,6 220 19,7 14 12,1 0,147  
Sex club/Darkroom 38 19,7 107 9,6 4 3,4 <0,001 P≠N,U
A gay sauna 22 11,4 176 15,8 17 14,7 0,247  
Public cruising location 20 10,4 116 10,4 13 11,2 0,985  
Website 71 36,8 372 33,3 51 44,0 0,177  
  1. *Total n for sexual contact abroad among MSM residing in Belgium = 1510 (may differ due to missing values on HIV test status).