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Table 2 Sexual behaviors reported in self-reported MSM cases within 2 months before onset of symptoms, Seine-Maritime department, December 2016 to December 2017

From: A description of a hepatitis A outbreak in men who have sex with men and public health measures implemented in Seine-Maritime department, Normandy, France, 2017

  December 2016 to April 2017 September to November 2017 Total
Response rate 16/20 (80%) 19/28 (67%) 35/48 (72%)
Any sexual intercourse 12 (75%) 19 (100%) 31/35 (89%)
Type of sexual encounter
 Casual partners 9/12 (75%) 12/19 (63%) 21/31 (68%)
 Anonymous partners 7/12 (58%) 9/19 (47%) 16/31 (52%)
 Sex in group 6/12 (50%) 5/19 (26%) 11/31 (35%)
Mode of sexual encounters
 Gay-dating apps 8/12 (66%) 8/19 (42%) 16/31 (52%)
 Sex-on premises (sauna) 8/12 (66%) 12/19 (63%) 20/31 (64%)
 Sex abroad 3/12 (25%) 3/19 (16%) 6/31 (19%)
Concomitant sexually transmitted infection
 Self-reported HIV co-infection 7/16 (44%) 4/19 (21%) 11/35 (31%)