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Table 4 Behavioral outcomes and program exposure for MSM cases with program monitoring and survey data, n = 520

From: Effectiveness of a combination prevention strategy for HIV risk reduction with men who have sex with men in Central America: a mid-term evaluation

  Costa Rica (n = 29) El Salvador (n = 123) Guatemala (n = 140) Nicaragua (n = 88) Panama (n = 140)
Outcomes, %
All partners 84.6 77.9 84.9 89.2 88.8
Regular partners 48.6 59.3 60.1 55.7 60.7
Casual partners 31 34.1 58.7 37.5 41.4
Condom use at last sex 89.7 80.3 89.6 89.8 84.1
Condom and lubricant use at last sex 65.5 30.3 59.4 43.2 64.5
Received an HIV test, past 12 months 48.3 69.9 72.5 68.2 72.1
Combination Prevention program exposure
Mean number of behavioral exposures 3.35 2.41 1.8 2.43 1.44
 No behavioral exposure, % 0 3.3 11.6 5.7 6.4
 1–2 interactions, % 55.2 67.5 70.3 71.6 80.7
 3–5 interactions, % 20.7 19.5 12.3 14.8 12.1
 >5 interactions, % 24.1 9.8 5.8 8 0.7
Mean number of biomedical exposures 0.0 0.23 0.41 0.23 0.16
 No biomedical exposure, % 0.0 82.9 70.3 78.4 84.3
 1 biomedical service, % 0.0 13.8 22.5 20.5 15.0
 > 1 biomedical service, % 0 3.3 7.2 1.1 0.7
Mean number of complementary exposures 0.04 0.08 0.01 0.08 0.07
Exposure to behavioral + biomedical, % 0.0 13.8 18.1 15.9 9.3
Exposure to behavioral + complementary, % 3.4 7.3 0.7 8 4.3
Exposure to biomedical + complementary, % 0.0 7.3 0.7 6.8 7.1
Combination prevention exposure, % 0.0 7.3 0.7 6.8 4.3