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Table 1 Basic characteristics of KABaSTI and GMA-2007 survey participants

From: Estimating the regional distribution of men who have sex with men (MSM) based on Internet surveys

   KABaSTI (online) (2006)
(n = 5,358)
(%)
GMA-2007
(n = 8,170)
(%)
Age distribution    
  15–20 11.3 11.2
  21–29 28.8 25.3
  30–44 44.8 40.1
  >44 15.0 23.4
Educational status No qualification for university access 48.8 42.2
  Qualification for university access 51.2 57.8
City size    
  > 1 million 22.1 23.8
  500,000–1 million 12.1 13.3
  100,000–500,000 22.6 20.3
  20,000–100,000 22.0 21.1
  < 20,000 21.1 21.5
Sexual identity Gay/homosexual 88.3 84.8
  bisexual 10.3 10.6
  Other/none 1.4 4.6
HIV testing history Ever tested 69.0 64.3
  Never tested 31.0 35.7
Self-reported HIV status among tested HIV positive 17.5 10.7
  HIV negative 80.6 89.3
  no test result specified 1.9 -
Recruitment sites    
online Gay Romeo 18.1 8.1
  Gay Royal 15.3 30.4
  Homo.net 29.1 7.8
  Queer.de 12.3 9.5
  Funkyboys (young MSM) 13.7 12.6
  DBNA (young MSM) - 6.5
  Bareback City (bareback) 9.2 -
  others 2.3 1.0
offline Gay print media - 24.1