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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (men who have sex with men) by city

From: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men: results of the first integrated biological and behavioral survey in Burkina Faso, West Africa

  Ouagadougou Bobo-Dioulasso
Variables n (RDS-unadjusted %) RDS-adjusted % (95% CI) n (RDS-unadjusted %) RDS-adjusted % (95% CI)
Current age (years)
 <=24 277 (83.2) 83.6 (79.2–87.2) 246 (74.8) 75.5 (70.6–79.9)
 > = 25 56 (16.8) 16.4 (12.8–20.8) 83 (25.2) 24.5 (20.1–29.4)
Total 333   329  
Marital status (with a woman)
 Single 313 (94.3) 94.6 (91.6–96.5) 316 (96.3) 96.7 (94.2–98.1)
 Othera 19 (5.7) 4.8 (3.0–7.7) 12 (3.7) 3.3 (1.9–5.8)
 Total 332   328  
Country of birth
 Burkina Faso 276 (82.9) 82.9 (78.4–86.6) 275 (83.6) 83.7 (79.3–87.3)
 Other countries 57 (17.1) 17.1 (13.4–21.6) 54 (16.4) 16.3 (12.7–27.0)
 Total 333   329  
Childhood environment
 Urban 291 (91.5) 91.5 (87.9–94.1) 309 (93.9) 94.1 (91.0–96.2)
 Rural 27 (8.5) 8.5 (5.9–12.1) 20 (6.1) 5.9 (3.8–9.0)
 Total 318   329  
Highest educational level
 None or primary 25 (7.5) 7.5 (5.1–10.9) 39 (11.9) 11.1 (08.4–15.3)
 Secondary 242 (72.7) 72.9 (67.9–77.4) 225 (68.4) 68.8 (63.5–73.6)
 University 66 (19.8) 19.6 (15.7–24.2) 65 (19.8) 19.8 (15.8–24.5)
 Total 333   329  
Occupation
 Student/pupil 238 (71.5) 71.8 (66.8–76.4) 179 (54.4) 55.2 (49.8–65.0)
 Employed 73 (21.9) 21.6 (17.5–26.3) 129 (39.2) 38.3 (33.2–43.7)
Unemployed 22 (6.6) 6.6 (4.4–9.8) 21 (6.4) 6.5 (4.3–9.8)
 Total 333   329  
Number of biological children
 0 308 (92.5) 92.8 (89.5–95.1) 304 (92.4) 93.1 (89.8–95.3)
 > = 1 25 (7.5) 7.2 (4.9–10.5) 25 (7.6) 6.9 (4.7–12.0)
 Total 333   329  
Gender identity
 Man 237 (71.4) 71.6 (66.5–76.2) 201 (61.1) 61.0 (55.5–66.1)
 Woman 22 (6.6) 6.6 (4.4–9.8) 75 (22.8) 22.8 (18.6–27.7)
 Intersex 73 (22.0) 21.8 (17.6–26.6) 53 (16.1) 16.3 (12.6–20.7)
 Total 332   329  
Sexual orientation
 Gay/homosexual 170 (51.1) 51.0 (45.6–56.4) 184 (55.9) 56.0 (55.0–61.3)
 Bisexual 147 (44.1) 44.1 (38.9–49.5) 129 (39.2) 39.2 (34.1–44.6)
 Heterosexual 7 (2.1) 2.1 (1.0–4.4) 13 (4.0) 3.9 (2.3–6.6)
 Transgender 9 (2.7) 2.7 (1.4–5.2) 3 (0.9) 0.9 (0.3–2.8)
 Total 333   329  
Had insertive anal sex in the past 12 months
 No 19 (5.7) 5.7 (3.6–8.7) 66 (20.1) 19.7 (15.8–24.4)
 Yes 314 (94.3) 94.3 (91.3–96.4) 263 (79.9) 83.0 (75.6–84.2)
 Total 333   329  
Had receptive anal sex in the past 12 months
 No 113 (33.9) 34.0 (29.1–39.3) 118 (35.9) 36.1 (31.0–41.5)
 Yes 220 (66.1) 66.0 (60.7–70.9) 211 (64.1) 63.9 (58.5–69.0).
 Total 333   329  
Number of male anal sex partners during the last 12 months
 1 75 (22.6) 22.7 (18.4–27.5) 93 (28.4) 28.6 (23.9–33.7)
 2–3 133 (40.1) 41.0 (34.9–45.5) 126 (38.4) 38.3 (33.1–43.7)
 > = 4 124 (37.3) 37.2 (32.2–42.6) 109 (33.2) 33.1 (28.2–38.4)
 Total 332   328  
At least 2 sexual partners currently
 No 60 (18.1) 17.7 (13.9–22.2) 76 (23.3) 23.3 (19.0–28.2)
 Yes 272 (81.9) 8.3 (77.8–86.1) 250 (76.7) 76.7 (71.8–81.0)
 Total 332   326  
Tested for STIs during the last 12 months
 No 242 (73.6) 73.8 (68.8–78.3) 262 (79.6) 79.9 (75.3–83.9)
 Yes 87 (26.4) 26.2 (21.7–31.2) 67 (20.4) 21.0 (16.1–24.7)
 Total 329   329  
  1. *Married or cohabiting, divorced, separated