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Table 4 Compare of behavior and disease prevalence of study participants, by self-reported use of RUSH (N = 500)

From: Knowledge, attitude, and status of nitrite inhalant use among men who have sex with men in Tianjin, China

  Use of RUSH  
Factors Yes
No. (%)
No
No. (%)
Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Self-reported sexual orientation
 Bisexual, transgender, or uncertain 19 (9.9) 55 (17.9) 1
 Homosexual 173 (90.1) 252 (82.1) 1.99 (1.14, 3.47)
HIV-1 serostatus
 Negative 181 (94.3) 281(94.5) 1
 Positive 12 (5.7) 26 (5.5) 0.72 (0.35, 1.46)
History of syphilis
 No 171 (88.6) 271 (88.3) 1
 Yes 22 (11.4) 36 (11.7) 0.97 (0.55, 1.71)
HSV-2 serostatus
 Negative 178 (93.7)) 273(89.8) 1
 Positive 12 (6.3) 31 (10.2) 0.59 (0.30, 1.19)
Smoking
 No 115 (59.6) 211 (68.7) 1
 Yes 78 (40.4) 96 (31.3) 1.49 (1.02, 2.17)
Alcohol use
 No 116 (60.1) 219 (71.3) 1
 Yes 77 (39.9) 88 (28.7) 1.63 (1.12, 2.39)
Primary way of seeking sexual partners
 Park, public toilet and othersa 19 (9.8) 63 (20.5) 1
 Bars and clubs 3 (1.6) 6 (2.0) 1.66 (0.38, 7.27)
 Bathhouse 2 (1.0) 22 (7.2) 0.30 (0.07, 1.40)
 Internet 169 (87.6) 216 (20.3) 2.59 (1.50, 4.50)
  1. apark, public toilet, bars, bathroom and club