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Table 2 Characteristics of UAI with an HIV negative/unknown serostatus partner within last 3 months (N = 155), IPEC/FIOCRUZ, 2010–2012

From: Unprotected sex among men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil: a cross-sectional study in Rio de Janeiro

Characteristics Unprotected anal intercourse P-value*
  No Yes Total***  
  92 (%) 63 (%) 155 (%)  
Age** 40.5 (31.5-48.0) 37.0 (32.0-43.0) 38 (32.0-45.0) 0.107
White 48 (52.7) 34 (54.8) 82 (53.6) 0.799
Years of education     0.882
< 4 5 (5.6) 2 (3.2) 7 (4.6)  
4 a 8 10 (11.1) 7 (11.3) 17 (11.2)  
> 8 75 (83.3) 53 (85.5) 128 (84.2)  
No of male partners last 12 months** 5.0 (2.0-10.0) 10.0 (3.0-30.0) 6.0 (3.0-15.0) 0.038
Lifetime sexual abuse or violence 23 (25.0) 32 (52.5) 55 (35,9) 0.001
Alcohol use before sex last 3 months 31 (33.7) 26 (41.3) 57 (36,8) 0.337
Stimulant use before sex last 3 months 14 (15.2) 17 (27.0) 31 (20.0) 0.072
Commercial sex last 3 months 34 (37.0) 41 (65.1) 75 (48.4) 0.001
Anal intercourse with men last 3 months     0.002
Only insertive 14 (15.2) 11 (17.5) 25 (16.1)  
Only receptive 33 (35.9) 7 (11.1) 40 (25.8)  
Both 45 (48.9) 45 (71.4) 90 (58,1)  
Months since HIV diagnosis** 70.7 (33.3-162.4) 75.0 (44.1-134.5) 72.0 (33.8-148.8) 0.866
Receiving cART 80 (87.0) 46 (74.2) 126 (81.8) 0.044
CD4 count (cels/mm3)** 541.5 (381.0-759.0) 647.0 (414.0-927.0) 581.0 (393.0-837.0) 0.116
Undetectable viral load 47 (51.6) 28 (50.0) 75 (51.0) 0.846
  1. *Chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test were applied for categorical variables. Student t test was used for continuous variables.
  2. **Median (IQR).
  3. ***Proportions were calculated over the valid number of the cases: Receiving cART (n = 154); White, No of male partners last 12 months, Lifetime sexual abuse or violence, Stimulant use before sex last 3 months (n = 153); Years of education (n = 152); Months since HIV diagnosis (n = 146); CD4 count (n = 143).
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