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Table 2 Prevalence and associated factors to using HIV self-testing as the exclusive testing option if made available among ever tested MSM (N = 6171)

From: The incorporation of HIV self-testing as an exclusive option among men who have sex with men in Spain: results of an online cross-sectional study

  Would exclusively use self-testing to test for HIV (N = 2295)      
  n % (row) cPR 95% CIs p aPR 95% CIs
Age
 < 25 years old 250 30.6 1.0    1.0  
 25–34 818 34.6 1.1 1.0–1.3 0.040 1.1 1.0–1.3
 35–44 719 38.6 1.1 1.1–1.4 < 0.001 1.3 1.2–1.5
 45–49 266 43.6 1.2 1.2–1.6 < 0.001 1.5 1.3–1.7
 ≥ 50 years old 242 47.0 1.2 1.3–1.8 < 0.001 1.5 1.3–1.8
Education level
 University 1305 36.5 1.0     
 Primary/Secondary 309 40.1 1.0 1.0–1.2 0.057   
 Higher Secondary 677 37.5 1.0 1.0–1.1 0.475   
Sexual orientation
 Homosexual 1903 36.7 1.0     
 Hetero-Bisexual 327 40.2 1.1 1.0–1.2 0.050   
Relationship with gay culture
 Member of a gay CBOb 133 34.4 1.0     
 Frequents gay scene but is not member of a gay CBO 985 35.6 1.0 0.9–1.1 0.634   
 Only frequents gay scene to hook-up with other men 301 40.9 1.2 1.0–1.4 0.036   
 Not related to gay scene in any way 757 38.2 1.1 0.9–1.3 0.160   
Disclosure of sexual orientation
 Has disclosed his sexual orientation to no one 166 42.7 1.0     
 Has disclosed his sexual orientation to someone 2063 36.8 0.9 0.8–0.9 0.016   
No. of unprotected anal intercoursea
 0 806 35.4 1.0    1.0  
 ≥ 1 1405 38.1 1.1 1.0–1.2 0.038 1.1 1.1–1.2
Paid for sexa
 No 2049 36.5 1.0    1.0  
 Yes 191 45.9 1.3 1.1–1.4 < 0.001 1.2 1.1–1.3
No. of previous HIV tests
 ≥ 10 232 28.5 1.0    1.0  
 2–9 1483 36.6 1.3 1.1–1.4 < 0.001 1.3 1.1–1.4
 1 580 44.5 1.6 1.4–1.8 < 0.001 1.5 1.3–1.7
Time since last HIV test (years)
 < 1 847 30.7 1.0    1.0  
 1–2 474 34.9 1.1 1.1–1.3 0.006 1.1 1.0–1.2
 ≥ 2 974 47.4 1.5 1.4–1.7 < 0.001 1.4 1.3–1.5
  1. cPR crude prevalence ratio; aPR adjusted prevalence ratio; CI confidence interval
  2. aIn the last 12 months
  3. bCommunity-Based Organization