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Table 3 Sexual healthcare delivery model stratified by history of disclosure of same-sex behavior to HCP (N = 357)

From: Do gay and bisexual men who conceal their same-sex behavior prefer different kinds of health services? Findings across four cities to inform client-centered HIV prevention in China

 Ever disclosed
n (%)
243 (68.1)
Never disclosed
n (%)
114 (31.9)
 Overall (N = 357)
Importance score* (M, SD)Ranking (1–10)Importance score (M, SD)Ranking (1–10)t-test score (p)Importance score (M, SD)Ranking (1–10)
Positive reputation in LGBT community4.06, 1.0013.89, 0.952−1.49 (0.138)4.01, 0.992
Comprehensive sexual health services available4.05, 0.9223.95, 0.981−1.00 (0.319)4.02, 0.941
Sexual health counseling services available3.99, 0.9133.65, 1.084−3.12 (0.002)3.88, 0.983
Gay identity support available3.91, 1.0443.62, 1.055−2.42 (0.016)3.82, 1.054
Services are available anonymously3.88, 1.0253.67, 1.133−1.75 (0.081)3.81, 1.065
Clinic collaborates with a gay CBO3.81, 0.996.53.56, 1.097−2.11 (0.036)3.73, 1.037
Positive reputation for HIV services3.81, 1.036.53.61, 1.166−1.72 (0.086)3.75, 1.086
Clinic is NOT LGBT-specific3.63, 1.0583.47, 1.008−1.37 (0.172)3.58, 1.038
LGBT staff3.45, 1.1393.35, 1.039−0.82 (0.415)3.42, 1.109
Healthcare providers are aware of clients’ same-sex behavior3.40, 1.16103.22, 1.0310−1.45 (0.149)3.34, 1.1210
  1. *1 = Not at all important, 5 = Extremely important
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