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Table 3 Multivariate 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 AOR 95%CI p-value
Age(years)
  < =24 1.00   <0.001
 25- 1.91 (1.35-2.71)  
 35- 1.96 (1.30-2.97)  
 45- 2.68 (1.64-4.38)  
Education level
 Junior school or less 1.00   <0.001
 High school 1.64 (1.18-2.29)  
College or higher 2.10 (1.46-3.03)  
Monthly income(RMB)
  < 3000 1.00   0.027
 3000- 1.55 (1.12-2.15)  
 4000- 1.30 (0.92-1.81)  
Sexual orientation  
 Homosexual 1.31 (1.00-1.73) 0.049
 Heterosexual or bisexual or unknown 1.00   
Suicidal inclination
 No 1.00   0.001
 Yes 0.47 (0.31-0.72)  
Frequency of receiving AIDS/STIs educational intervention in the past year
 Never 1.00   <0.001
 Once or twice 8.27 (6.19-11.07)  
 More than twice 11.39 (7.50-17.29)  
Self-perceived possibility of HIV infection
 Probable 1.00   0.005
 Possible 0.23 (0.10-0.54)  
 Unlikely 0.28 (0.12-0.63)  
 Impossible 0.24 (0.11-0.54)  
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, AOR adjusted odds ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval