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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analysis for the relation between the factors associated with HIV infection among MSM in HCMC

From: What are the risk factors for HIV in men who have sex with men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?- A cross-sectional study

Variable N (%) OR 95%CI P valuea
Age group     
 Over 25 184 (46.1) 7.82 3.37-18.16 <0.001***
 25 or less 215 (53.9) 1   
Income group per month?     
 Low define these? 101 (25.7) 0.91 0.40-2.04 0.811
 Medium 154 (39.6) 1.2 0.46 - 3.11 0.709
 High 138 (35.1) 1   
Educational level     
 Low (Under grade 5) 95 (23.9) 2.74 1.10-6.83 0.030*
 Medium (Grade 6-9) 159 (39.8) 2.68 1.00-7.14 0.049
 High (Grade 10 or over) 145 (36.3) 1   
Employment status     
 Unemployed 87 (21.8) 1.54 0.63-3.79 0.343
 Employed 312 (78.2) 1   
Self-identification     
 Straight 115 (28.8) 5.48 0.47-64.41 0.176
 Bong kin 273 (68.4) 2.86 0.28-29.06 0.375
 Bong lo 11 (2.8) 1   
Sexual orientation     
 Bisexual 191 (47.9) 1.1 0.47-2.61 0.824
 Heterosexual 13 (3.2) N/A   0.998
 Homosexual 195 (48.9) 1   
Ever married a woman?     
 Yes 44 (11.0) 1.02 0.38-2.85 0.965
 No 355 (89.0) 1   
Having anal sex with male partners in past month     
 Yes 292 (73.2) 2.7 1.10-6.64 0.030*
 No 107 (26.8) 1   
Selling sex     
 Yes 216 (54.1) 1.07 0.54-2.13 0.841
 No 183 (45.9) 1   
Having sex with SWs     
 Yes 72 (18.0) 1.08 0.46-2.53 0.855
 No 327 (82.0) 1   
STI infection     
 Yes 85 (21.3) 2.16 0.92-5.07 0.078
 No 309 (77.4) 1   
Ever used drugs     
 Yes 101 (25.3) 1.37 0.55-3.43 0.503
 No 298 (74.7) 1   
Ever injected drugs     
 Yes 32 (31.4) 0.89 0.25-3.15 0.759
 No 70 (68.6) 1   
Have sexual partners who injected drugs in past 12 months     
 Yes 123 (30.8) 2.24 1.06-4.73 0.035*
 No/Don’t know 276 (69.2) 1   
Feel risk of HIV infection     
 Yes 175 (44.9) 2.42 1.24-4.73 0.006*
 No/Don’t know 215 (55.1) 1   
Ever had HIV test     
 No 288 (72.2) 2.46 0.89-6.83 0.084
 Yes 102 (25.6) 1   
Visit STI clinics without symptoms     
 No 285 (71.1) 1.38 0.56-3.42 0.483
 Yes 114 (28.6) 1   
Received free lubricant in past 6 months     
 Yes 103 (25.8) 2.62 0.83-8.32 0.101
 No 296 (74.2) 1   
  1. a* P<0.05; ** P<0.01; ***P<0.001 (2-tailed tests)