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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and condom use among high-risk MSM with different kinds of partners in China, 2015 (N = 1057)

From: Condom use social norms and self-efficacy with different kinds of male partners among Chinese men who have sex with men: results from an online survey

   Regular partner Casual partner Both types Totala
No. % No. % No. % No. %
Age(yrs) 16–25 292 64.9 147 68.1 234 60.3 673 63.9
26–35 131 29.1 52 24.1 115 29.6 298 28.3
36–45 23 5.1 10 4.6 32 8.2 65 6.2
> 45 4 0.8 7 3.2 7 1.8 18 1.7
Education High school or below 142 31.5 80 36.9 116 29.8 338 32
College 287 63.6 127 58.5 256 65.8 670 63.3
Graduate education 22 4.9 10 4.6 17 4.4 49 4.6
Marital status Not married 381 84.5 187 86.2 313 80.5 881 83.3
Married 70 15.5 30 13.8 76 19.6 176 16.6
Student Yes 174 38.6 98 45.2 113 29 385 36.4
No 277 61.4 119 54.8 276 71 672 63.6
Annualincome (USD) 5000 or less 252 55.9 137 63.2 180 46.2 569 53.8
5001–15,000 166 36.8 70 32.3 182 46.8 418 39.5
> 15,000 33 7.3 10 4.6 27 6.9 70 6.6
Sexual orientation Gay 329 72.9 154 71 268 68.9 751 71.1
Bisexual 122 27 63 29 121 31.1 306 28.9
Paid to have sex in the last 12 month Yes 41 9.1 43 19.8 53 13.6 137 13.0
No 410 90.9 174 80.2 336 86.4 920 87.0
Consistently condom use with male partners Yes 61 13.5 36 19.8 40 b 13.2 151 15.1
No 377 86.1 146 80.2 264 86.8 850 84.9
  1. athe whole population
  2. b.These participants engaged in condomless sex with female partners in the last three months