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Table 2 Sexual practices and history of sexually transmitted infections

From: Socio-demographic and sexual practices associated with HIV infection in Kenyan injection and non-injection drug users

Characteristic Non-DU Non-IDU IDU P
HIV[−], n = 135 HIV[+], n = 55 HIV[−], n = 48 HIV[+], n = 17 HIV[−], n = 39 HIV[+], n = 157
Sexual orientation
 Bisexual 1 (0.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.1) 13 (8.3)
 Heterosexual 134 (99.3) 55 (100.0) 47 (97.9) 17 (100.0) 35 (89.7) 131 (83.4)
 Homosexual 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.1) 13 (8.3)
Age of sex debut < 15 years 36 (26.7) 10 (18.2) 13 (27.1) 5 (29.4) 8 (20.5) 76 (48.4) < 0.0001
No. of sexual partners
 0 25 (18.5) 21 (38.2) 10 (20.8) 4 (23.5) 3 (7.7) 5 (3.2) < 0.0001
 1 85 (63.0) 27 (49.1) 28 (58.3) 9 (52.9) 17 (43.6) 49 (31.2)
  > 1 25 (18.5 7 (12.7) 10 (20.8) 4 (23.5) 19 (48.7) 103 (65.6)
Unprotected sex 14 (10.4) 7 (12.7) 14 (29.2) 5 (29.4) 7 (17.9) 49 (31.2) < 0.0001
Sex for police protection 0 (0.0) 1 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.6) 34 (21.7)
Sex for drugs 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (5.9) 7 (17.9) 39 (24.8)
History of STI 52 (38.5) 31 (56.4) 26 (54.2) 8 (47.1) 9 (23.1) 102 (65.0) < 0.0001
  1. Data are presented as number and proportions (%) of subjects. Statistical analyses were conducted using the Pearson’s chi-square. Non-DU, non-drug users. Non-IDU non-injection drug users. IDU injection drug users, STI sexually transmitted infection. Values in bold indicate significant P-values