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Table 3 HIV knowledge, uptake of HIV services among, and HIV and syphilis prevalence men who have sex with men and transgender women in Port Moresby, Lae and Mt. Hagen

From: One size does not fit all: HIV prevalence and correlates of risk for men who have sex with men, transgender women in multiple cities in Papua New Guinea

  PORT MORESBY LAE MOUNT HAGEN
  Valid Sample proportion (unweighted) Population proportion (weighted) Valid Sample proportion (unweighted) Population proportion (weighted) Valid Sample proportion (unweighted) Population proportion (weighted)
  N = 400 % % (95% CI) N = 352 % % (95% CI) N = 111 % % (95% CI)
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV 400    352    111   
 Yes 153 38.3 37.6 (31.6–43.6) 163 46.3 43.8 (37.7–49.9) 51 45.9 48.3 (37.6–58.9)
 No 247 61.8 62.4 (56.4–68.4) 189 53.7 56.2 (50.1–62.3) 60 54.0 51.7 (41.1–62.4)
Last contact with peer outreach 394    341    107   
 Never 124 31.5 34.4 (28.5–40.4) 84 24.6 25.9 (20.4–31.5) 53 49.5 51.1 (40.3–62.0)
 ≤3 month 69 17.5 15.2 (10.9–19.5) 49 14.4 10.7 (7.2–14.3) 12 11.2 10.9 (4.3–17.4)
 4–12 months 152 38.6 38.7 (32.7–44.8) 159 46.6 44.3 (38.1–50.5) 33 30.8 26.8 (17.4–36.1)
 More than 12 months ago 49 12.4 11.6 (7.6–15.6) 49 14.4 19.1 (13.8–24.3) 9 8.4 11.3 (3.9–18.6)
Given free condoms, last 12 months 397    350    110   
 Yes 271 68.3 64.4 (58.4–70.4) 188 53.7 48.1 (41.9–54.3) 52 47.3 42.7 (32.2–53.2)
 No 126 31.7 35.6 (29.6–41.6) 162 46.3 51.9 (45.7–58.1) 58 52.7 57.3 (46.8–67.8)
Experienced at least one self-reported STD symptom in the last 12 months 400    352    111   
 Yes 111 27.8 27.8 (22.3–33.3) 108 30.7 31.5 (25.8–37.2) 28 25.2 19.3 (11.4–27.1)
 No 289 72.3 72.2 (66.7–77.7) 244 69.3 68.5 (62.8–74.2) 83 74.8 80.7 (72.9–88.6)
Ever tested for HIV 400    352    111   
 Yes 162 40.5 41.8 (35.7–47.8) 127 36.1 32.1 (26.4–37.8) 29 26.1 28.7 (19.0–38.5)
 No 238 59.5 58.2 (52.2–64.3) 225 63.9 67.9 (62.2–73.6) 82 73.9 71.3 (61.5–81.0)
Time since last HIV test 162    127    29   
 In the last 6 months 72 44.4 42.4 (32.9–52.0) 43 33.9 37.4 (27.0–47.8) 15 51.7 47.8 (26.6–69.0)
 6–12 months ago 37 22.8 21.6 (13.8–29.5) 30 23.6 21.2 (12.9–29.5) 8 27.6 31.3 (11.1–51.4)
 More than 12 months ago 53 32.7 35.9 (26.6–45.2) 54 42.5 41.4 (30.9–51.9) 6 20.7 20.9 (3.6–38.3)
HIV Status 390    349    109   
 Positive 30 7.7 8.5 (5.0–11.9) 22 6.3 6.9 (3.6–10.3) 2 1.8 1.3 (0.0–3.2)
 Negative 360 92.3 91.5 (88.1–95.0) 327 93.7 93.1 (89.7–96.4) 107 98.2 98.7 (96.8–100.0)
Syphilis status 397    352    111   
 Active infection 17 4.3 4.0 (1.7–6.4) 29 8.2 8.3 (4.8–11.7) 3 2.7 2.5 (0.0–5.7)
 No active infection 380 95.7 96.0 (93.6–98.3) 323 91.8 91.7 (88.3–95.2) 108 97.3 97.5 (94.3–100.0)