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Table 1 Interview participant characteristics

From: HIV understanding, experiences and perceptions of HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Amazonian Peru: a qualitative study

Gender
 Male 15 (75%)
 Female 4 (20%)
 Na 1 (5%)
Age (years)
 18–27 9 (45%)
 28–37 4 (20%)
 38–47 3 (15%)
 48–57 4 (20%)
Work status
 Unemployed 4 (20%)
 Student 2 (10%)
 Part-time employment 3 (15%)
 Full-time employment 5 (25%)
 Freelance 2 (10%)
 Other 2 (10%)
 Prefer not to say 1 (5%)
 Na 1 (5%)
Education level
 Secondary school, primary school or no past education 15 (75%)
 Post-secondary education 2 (10%)
 University or above 2 (10%)
 Prefer not to say 1 (5%)
Sexual identity identified
 Bisexual 6 (30%)
 Homosexual 9 (45%)
 Heterosexual 1 (5%)
 Prefer not to say 2 (10%)
 Na 2 (10%)
Relationship status
 Single 14 (70%)
 Has a partner 1 (5%)
 Living with partner 1 (5%)
 Na 4 (20%)
Past sexual experience
 ≥ 1 man 11 (55%)
 ≥ 1 man ≥1 woman 4 (20%)
 Prefer not to say 5 (25%)
Condom usage
 Always uses condoms 8 (40%)
 Sometimes uses condoms 9 (45%)
 Never uses condoms 2 (10%)
 Prefer not to say 1 (5%)
Participation in unprotective receptive or insertive anal sex
 Unprotected receptive anal intercourse 3 (15%)
 Unprotected insertive anal intercourse 3 (15%)
 Prefer not to say 9 (45%)
 NA 5 (25%)
Involvement in dangerous practices
 Not involved 13 (65%)
 Injected drugs 2 (10%)
 Exchanged sex for money 2 (10%)
 Na 3 (15%)
Adherence to treatment
 Rarely forgets treatment 8 (40%)
 Often forgets a dose 2 (10%)
 Never forgets a dose 9 (45%)
 Na 1 (5%)
  1. Summary of interview participant characteristics (n = 20), Characteristics description proportion n (%)