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Table 2 Univariate analysis of factors associated with prior HIV testing among MSM in Zhejiang Province

From: Prevalence of prior HIV testing and associated factors among MSM in Zhejiang Province, China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total No HIV testing n (%) HIV testing
n (%)
RDS-weighted
OR (95 % CI)
p-value
Age(years)
  < =24 291 111(38.1) 180(61.9) 1.00 0.007
 25- 555 182(32.8) 373(67.2) 1.63(1.23-2.16)  
 35- 312 122(39.1) 190(60.9) 1.41(1.02-1.95)
 45- 158 71(44.9) 87(55.1) 1.23(0.83-1.81)
Marital status
 Never married 849 294(34.6) 555(65.4) 1.00 0.050
 Married/Once married 466 192(41.2) 274(58.8) 0.79(0.63-1.00)  
Education level
 Junior school or lower 547 250(45.7) 297(54.3) 1.00 <0.001
 High school 369 114(30.9) 216(69.1) 1.50(1.14-1.96)  
 College or higher 399 122(30.6) 277(69.4) 2.02(1.55-2.64)
Monthly income(RMB)
  < 3000 418 184(44.0) 234(56.0) 1.00 0.001
 3000- 424 144(34.0) 280(66.0) 1.57(1.19-2.06)  
 4000- 474 158(33.3) 316(66.7) 1.51(1.17-1.97)
Sexual orientation
 Homosexual 625 202(32.3) 423(67.7) 1.36(1.09-1.70) 0.007
 Heterosexual or bisexual or unknown 690 283(41.0) 407(59.0) 1.00  
Had anal intercourse with men in the past 6 months
 Yes 1141 407(35.7) 734(64.3) 1.33(0.99-1.78) 0.051
 No 175 79(64.6) 96(54.9) 1.00  
The number of the same sex partner whom a man had anal sex with in the past 6 months
 0 175 79(45.1) 96(54.9) 1.00 0.075
 1 477 162(34.0) 31 5(66.0) 1.25(0.91-1.70)  
  > =2 664 245(36.9) 419(63.1) 1.44(1.05-1.98)
Consistent condom use during anal intercourse in the past 6 months
 Yes 564 179(31.7) 385(68.3) 1.15(0.90-1.47) 0.254
 No 566 226(39.9) 340(60.1) 1.00  
Suicidal inclination
 No 1166 422(36.2) 744(63.8) 1.00 0.013
 Yes 149 64(43.0) 85(57.0) 0.64(0.45-0.91)  
Self-perceived possibility of HIV infection
 Probable 48 13(27.1) 35(72.9) 1.00 0.038
 Possible 225 75(33.3) 150(66.7) 0.41(0.19-0.88)  
 Unlikely 477 178(37.3) 299(62.7) 0.42(0.20-0.88)
 Impossible 559 215(38.5) 344(61.5) 0.36(0.18-0.74)
Estimate of HIV prevalence among MSM
  < =5 % 428 195(45.6) 233(54.4) 1.00 0.013
 6-10 % 372 123(33.1) 249(66.9) 1.20(0.91-1.60)  
  > =11 % 513 168(32.7) 345(67.3) 1.49(1.14-1.94)
Frequency of receiving AIDS/STIs educational intervention in the past year
 Never 526 351(66.7) 175(33.3) 1.00 <0.001
 Once or twice 538 93(17.3) 445(82.7) 7.50(5.71-9.85)  
 More than twice 248 41(16.5) 207(83.5) 8.99(6.09-13.26)
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, STI sexually transmitted infection, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, RDS respondent-driven sampling