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Table 3 Psychosocial characteristics of men who have sex with men (MSM) versus heterosexual men (non-MSM) among sexually active male students, China

From: The characterisation of sexual behaviour in Chinese male university students who have sex with other men: A cross-sectional study

  MSM (n = 68) Non-MSM (n = 1756) Crude OR(95%CI) b P Value
  n % a n % a   
Risk awareness for HIV       
No/low possible 43 63.2 1333 75.9 1  
   Some-high possible/not sure 22 32.4 353 20.1 1.93(1.14–3.27) 0.014
Approve of commercial sex       
Disapprove/not sure 25 36.8 1038 59.1 1  
Approve 34 50.0 593 33.8 2.38(1.41–4.03) 0.001
HIV knowledge scale       
High(9–10) 34 50.0 1231 70.1 1  
Low(0–8) 31 45.6 493 28.1 2.28(1.38–3.75) 0.001
Condom–decision scale       
High(10–12) 23 33.8 895 51.0 1  
Low(3–9) 38 55.9 724 41.2 2.04(1.21–3.46) 0.008
  1. aThe percentage of respondents may not add up to 100% due to non-response for some items.
  2. b OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.