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Table 4 Univariate analysis on factors associated with pay for PrEP

From: Low willingness to pay for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China

ItemsPayPay $283
Row%ORu (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)Row%ORu/AOR (95% CI)
Health status and service utilization
 Self-rated health status1.08 (0.80, 1.46)0.98 (0.65, 1.49)
 The history of STI
  No85.51.006.8 
  Yes90.71.66 (0.65, 4.28) 7.41.10 (0.38, 3.19)
 HIV testing ever
  No84.91.008.7 
  Yes86.11.10 (0.64, 1.90) 6.40.71 (0.35, 1.45)
 Intention to test HIV status in the next six months
  Low intention85.91.005.4 
  High intention86.01.01 (0.63, 1.61) 7.41.42 (0.71, 2.84)
 Overall disclosure of sexual orientation to health professionals1.35 (1.02, 1.78)*1.32 (0.99, 1.77)†1.06 (0.76, 1.48)
HIV-related characteristics
 Perception of risk for HIV infection0.94 (0.77, 1.14)1.12 (0.86, 1.47)
 Perception of risk for STI infection1.00 (0.82, 1.22)1.22 (0.94, 1.57)
 HIV literacy scale1.20 (1.09, 1.32)***1.16 (1.05, 1.28)**0.98 (0.84, 1.13)
 Sexual behaviors in the past month
  Inconsistent condom use
   No85.51.006.7 
   Yes86.91.13 (0.70, 1.83) 7.01.05 (0.55, 2.00)
  Engage in multiple sex partnership
   No86.41.005.9 
   Yes84.90.89 (0.56, 1.40) 9.01.58 (0.86, 2.90)
 HIV disclosure scale to sexual partners1.13 (1.04, 1.22)**1.10 (1.01, 1.19)*1.04 (0.93, 1.16)
PrEP-related cognitions
 PrEP awareness scale2.09 (1.47, 2.97)***1.90 (1.32, 2.73)**1.41 (1.01, 1.97)*
 PrEP acceptability scale1.17 (1.11, 1.24)***1.16 (1.09, 1.24)***1.20 (1.07, 1.34)**
 Perceived adherence to PrEP scale1.17 (1.10, 1.24)***1.16 (1.09, 1.23)***1.23 (1.08, 1.41)**
 Perceived PrEP benefit in reducing condom use0.94 (0.82, 1.08)1.29 (1.07, 1.55)**
  1. P < 0.10, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001;
  2. PrEP Pre-exposure prophylaxis, STI sexually transmitted infection, ORu univariate odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, odds ratios adjusted by multivariately significant background variables in Table 3, including age, marital status, personal monthly income, and age of first homosexual intercourse;