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Table 2 Sexual behaviours of patients diagnosed with gonorrhoea in the last 12 months. ResIST network 2005–2014, France

From: Trends and determinants of condomless sex in gonorrhoea patients diagnosed in France through the sentinel surveillance network ResIST, 2005–2014

  MSM MSW WSM
Number of partners (%)
 1 partner 132 (7.0) 121 (13.6) 157 (25.5)
 2 to 9 partners 748 (39.4) 537 (59.5) 403 (64.8)
 10 partners or more 924 (49.2) 185 (21.4) 37 (6.7)
 Missing 86 (4.53) 50 (5.6) 19 (3.1)
Systematic condom use for anal sex (%)
 Yes 701 (36.9) 166 (18.6) 26 (4.2)
 No 1154 (60.7) 356 (39.9) 171 (27.8)
 Missing 45 (2.4) 371 (41.5) 419 (68.0)
Systematic condom use for vaginal sex (%)
 Yes   159 (17.8) 48 (7.8)
 No N.A 690 (77.3) 544 (88.3)
 Missing   44 (4.9) 24 (3.9)
Systematic condom use for oral sex (%)
 Yes 24 (1.3) 21 (2.4) 9 (1.5)
 No 1798 (94.6) 737 (82.5) 446 (72.4)
 Missing 78 (4.1) 135 (15.1) 161 (26.1)
Steady partner(s) (%)
 Yes 1200 (63.2) 631 (70.7) 505 (82.0)
 No 682 (35.9) 262 (29.3) 105 (17.0)
 Missing 18 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 6 (1.0)
HIV status of steady partner(s) (%)
 Positive 117 (6.2) 9 (1.0) 1 (0.2)
 Negative 941 (49.5) 464 (52.0) 314 (51.0)
 Not known 123 (6.5) 141 (15.8) 175 (28.4)
 Missing 719 (37.8) 279 (31.2) 126 (20.5)
Condom use with steady partner(s) for previous PS (%)
 Yes 477 (25.1) 191 (21.4) 138 (22.4)
 No 628 (33.1) 391 (43.8) 346 (56.2)
 Missing 795 (41.8) 311 (34.8) 132 (21.4)
Condom use with steady partner(s) for previous oral sex (%)
 Yes 68 (3.6) 45 (5.0) 18 (2.9)
 No 1095 (57.6) 484 (54.2) 344 (55.8)
 Missing 737 (38.8) 364 (40.8) 254 (41.2)
Casual partner(s) (%)
 Yes 1698 (89.4) 712 (79.7) 305 (49.5)
 No 189 (9.9) 178 (19.9) 305 (49.5)
 Missing 13 (0.7) 3 (0.3) 6 (1.0)
Knowledge of HIV status of the last casual partner (%)
 Positive 78 (4.1) 9 (1.0) 1 (0.2)
 Negative 517 (27.2) 226 (25.3) 117 (19.0)
 Not known 1077 (56.7) 460 (51.5) 180 (29.2)
 Missing 228 (12.0) 198 (22.2) 318 (51.6)
Condom use with casual partner(s) for the last PS (%)
 Yes 1160 (61.1) 358 (40.1) 172 (27.9)
 No 334 (17.6) 299 (33.5) 121 (19.6)
 Missing 406 (21.4) 236 (26.4) 323 (52.4)
Condom use with the casual partner(s) for the last oral sex (%)
 Yes 111 (5.8) 71 (8.0) 32 (5.2)
 No 1527 (80.4) 524 (58.7) 179 (29.1)
 Missing 262 (13.8) 298 (33.4) 405 (65.7)
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, MSW men who have sex with women exclusively, WSM women who have sex with men exclusively