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Table 2 Sex behaviors

From: Sexual health status of women who have regular sexual relations with men who have sex with men in mainland China

Variables Number Percentage (%)
1. Had sex before marriage (N = 133)
 Yes 73 54.9
 No 60 45.1
2. Took the initiative for sex before marriage (N = 70)
 Yes 20 28.6
 No 50 71.4
3. Sexual intercourse performance (N = 71)
 Completed satisfactorily 49 69
 Not completed satisfactorily 3 4.2
 With the help of tongqi 7 9.9
 With the help of drugs 1 1.4
 With the aid of stimulation such as videos 2 2.8
 Uncertain 9 12.7
4. Learned that husband is MSM after marriage (N = 133)
 Yes 127 95.5
 No 6 4.5
5. Highest frequency of sexual activity (N = 125)
 More than 8 times per month 23 18.4
 4 to 7 times per month 23 18.4
 1 to 3 times per month 32 25.6
 Once every 1 to 3 months 12 9.6
 Several times in 1 year 35 28
6. Frequency of sexual activity in the last 6 months (N = 94)
 More than 8 times per month 8 6.4
 4 to 7 times per month 5 5.3
 1 to 3 times per month 17 18.1
 1 to 5 times in total 27 28.7
 No sex 39 41.5
7. Oral sex (N = 124)
Tongqi performs for MSM 47 37.9
 MSM performs for tongqi 7 5.6
 Mutual oral sex 16 12.9
 No oral sex 54 43.5
8. Anal sex (N = 119)
 Yes 13 10.9
 No 106 89.1
9. Abused during sex intercourse (N = 131)
 Yes 13 9.9
 No 118 90.1
10. Attitude of MSM toward sexual desires of spouse (N = 128)
 Disinterested 36 28.1
 Cooperative 34 26.6
 Meets spouse’s needs 32 25
 Ridicules and refuses sex 8 6.3
 All of the above 18 14.1
11. Sex frequency before learning that sex partner is MSM (N = 127)
 1 to 2 times per week 28 22
 1 to 3 times per month 47 37
 Rarely 52 40.9
12. Sex frequency after learning that sex partner is MSM (N = 120)
 Significantly reduced 30 25
 Increased 13 10.8
 Similar to previously 24 20
 Nearly or completely stopped 53 44.2
13. Participant’s attitude when there is no sexual intercourse (N = 129)
 Depressed 80 62
 Indifferent 25 19.4
 Uncertain 24 18.6
14. Sex with other men while married (N = 131)
 No 89 68
 One partner 27 20.6
 2 to 5 partners 13 9.9
 More than 5 partners 2 1.5
15. Main reasons for engaging in extramarital sex (N = 36)
 Satisfy sexual desires 13 36.1
 Feel more self-confident 11 30.6
 Vent feelings of frustration with husband 6 16.7
 Sex outside marriage before knowing the truth 1 2.8