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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics, Sexual Behavior, and HIV Testing History (N = 389)

From: Sex-on-premise venues, associated risk behaviors, and attitudes toward venue-based HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Lima, Perú

Panel A. Demographic CharacteristicsPanel B. Sexual Behaviors
 Median (IQR) n (% of N)
Age (years)30 (25 – 37)≥1 sex partner365 (94%)
Monthly income (Soles)a1500 (700 – 3000)Had “casual” partnerd215 (55%)
  Group sex141 (36%)
n (% of N)Transactional sex (any)110 (28%)
Highest Education Paid for sex67 (17%)
 Secondary school or less152 (39%) Was paid for sex57 (15%)
 Technical/Vocational56 (14%) Identifies as sex worker8 (2%)
 University degree or more181 (47%)Substance use associated w/sex (any)172 (44%)
Living Situationb  Alcohol144 (37%)
 Lives alone62 (16%) Marijuana66 (17%)
 With a friend / roommate34 (9%) Poppers47 (12%)
 With spouse / stable partner56 (14%) Othere10 (3%)
 With any family memberc301 (77%)Condomless anal sex (receptive OR insertive)d176 (45%)
Sexual Identity/Orientation  Receptive121 (31%)
 Homosexual299 (77%) Insertive118 (30%)
 Bisexual74 (19%)HIV Prevention Knowledge 
 Heterosexual13 (3%) Ever heard of PrEP285 (73%)
 Pansexual3 (< 1%) Believes that “U=U” is truef208 (53%)
Panel C. HIV Testing History
 n (% of N) n (% of N = 227 HIV-)
HIV-positive102 (26%)Last negative HIV test 
 On ART, n (% of N = 102 HIV+)96 (94%) <  3 months ago89 (39%)
Unknown HIV status / Never tested49 (13%) 3-6 months ago54 (24%)
Declined to disclose HIV status11 (3%) 6-12 months ago42 (19%)
HIV-negative when last tested227 (58%) ≥12 months ago41 (18%)
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, IQR interquartile range, ART antiretroviral treatment, PrEP pre-exposure prophylaxis; aExchange rate on 26 Nov 2018: 1 USD = 3.37 Peruvian Nuevo Soles [56]; bCategories not mutually exclusive; cSpecific family members: Mother 190 (49%); Father 129 (33%); Sibling 166 (43%); Aunt/Uncle 50 (13%); Cousin 34 (9%); Grandparent 31 (8%); Niece/Nephew 5 (1%); Son/Daughter 3 (< 1%); Brother-in-Law/Sister-in-Law 3 (< 1%); dRefers to last or penultimate partner; eOther drugs: Cocaine 5 (1%); Ecstasy 4 (1%); Amphetamine 2 (< 1%); Heroin 1 (< 1%); “Eme” (< 1%); fResponded “true” to the following statement: “It is very unlikely that a person with HIV will transmit the virus to their sexual partner if the person with HIV is taking antiretroviral therapy and the virus is undetectable in their blood