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Table 1 Background characteristics of all subjects and comparisons between CCU and non-CCU subjects

From: Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills model of consistent condom use among transgender women in Shenyang, China

Characteristics All subjects
(N = 198) (n[%])
Subjects with CCU
(n = 93) (n[%])
Subjects without CCU
(n = 105) (n[%])
P value
Age (years) (mean ± SD) (range) 33.5 ± 9.6 (18–62) 31.9 ± 9.4 (18–59) 34.9 ± 9.6 (18–62) 0.030
Educational level     0.005
 Primary school and below 15 (7.6) 8 (8.6) 7 (6.7)  
 Junior high school 83 (41.9) 27 (29.0) 56 (53.3)  
 Senior high school 50 (25.3) 27 (29.0) 23 (21.9)  
 College and above 50 (25.3) 31 (33.3) 19 (18.1)  
Marital status     0.164
 Single 153 (77.3) 77 (82.8) 76 (72.4)  
 Married 11 (5.6) 5 (5.4) 6 (5.7)  
 Divorced 34 (17.2) 11 (11.8) 23 (21.9)  
Monthly income (CNY)     0.525
 ≤ 3000 46 (23.2) 23 (24.7) 23 (21.9)  
 3001–6000 96 (48.5) 40 (43.0) 56 (53.3)  
 6001–12,000 41 (20.7) 22 (23.7) 19 (18.1)  
 > 12,000 15 (7.6) 8 (8.6) 7 (6.7)  
Length of residence in Shenyang     0.237
 Local residents 70 (35.4) 31 (33.3) 39 (37.1)  
 Living locally ≤1 year 19 (9.6) 13 (14.0) 6 (5.7)  
 Living locally 1–5 years 50 (25.3) 24 (25.8) 26 (24.8)  
 Living locally > 5 years 59 (29.8) 25 (26.9) 34 (32.4)  
CCU 93 (47.0)    
 With regular sexual partners (n = 115) 52 (26.3)
 With casual sexual partners (n = 117) 57 (28.8)
 With transactional sexual partners (n = 170) 117 (59.1)
  1. CCU consistent condom use, SD standard deviation
  2. P value < 0.05 was considered significant (in bold)