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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and relationships with sexual compulsivity among sexually active STI patients (N = 664)

From: The role of sexual compulsivity in unprotected intercourse among STI patients in Shanghai, China

Demographic characteristics Number (n) Percent (%) Score(x ± SD) p
Gender
 Male 302 45.48 20.45 ± 5.83 < 0.001
 Female 362 54.52 17.35 ± 5.00
Age
  ≤ 25 86 12.95 18.77 ± 4.81 0.951
 26–40 390 58.73 18.87 ± 5.45
 41–60 159 23.95 18.71 ± 6.21
  ≥ 61 29 4.37 17.55 ± 6.43
Sexual Orientation
 Heterosexual 585 88.10 18.52 ± 5.63 < 0.001
 Sexual Orientation Minority 79 11.90 20.57 ± 5.11
Education Level
 Primary Degree and Below 378 56.93 18.46 ± 5.55 0.227
 Middle School Degree 145 21.84 19.55 ± 5.50
 High School Degree 118 17.77 19.93 ± 6.01
 College Degree and above 23 3.46 17.35 ± 4.67
Marital Status
 Single 200 30.12 18.81 ± 4.94 0.989
 Married 421 63.40 18.77 ± 5.98
 Divorced 31 4.67 18.55 ± 4.28
 Widowed 12 1.81 18.08 ± 6.01
Monthly Income
  ≤ 3000 RMB 79 11.90 18.32 ± 6.09 0.376
 3001–6000 RMB 218 32.83 19.00 ± 5.37
 6001–12,000 RMB 200 30.12 18.78 ± 5.60
  ≥ 12,001 RMB 167 25.15 18.63 ± 5.71
HIV Status 0.702
 Positive 65 9.79 18.98 ± 5.60
 Negative 351 52.86 18.91 ± 5.65
 Unknown 248 37.35 18.50 ± 5.56
Diagnosis 0.802
 Genital warts 277 41.72 19.07 ± 5.61
 Syphilis 239 35.99 18.80 ± 5.86
 Gonorrhea 26 3.92 18.15 ± 5.37
 Genital herpes 23 3.46 18.13 ± 4.18
 Others 99 14.91 18.12 ± 5.33
Case
 Outpatient 477 71.84 18.69 ± 5.52 0.541
 Inpatient 187 28.16 18.95 ± 5.83
Had UI during the past 6 months
 Yes 449 67.62 18.74 ± 5.55 0.782
 No 215 32.38 18.82 ± 5.73
Sexual Partners during the past 6 months
 Regular Sexual Partners 446 67.17 18.05 ± 5.34 < 0.001
 Casual Sexual Partners 71 10.69 21.14 ± 5.90
 Both Regular and Casual Sexual Partners 147 22.14 19.77 ± 5.81