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Table 1 Description of analytic sample (n = 570)

From: Delineating patterns of sexualized substance use and its association with sexual and mental health outcomes among young gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Singapore: a latent class analysis

Variables n / Mean % / SD
Age 21.9 2.17
Chinese ethnicity (Ref = Non-Chinese) 478 83.9%
Cisgender male (Ref = Transgender, genderqueer, or others) 525 92.1%
Gay (Ref = Bisexual, queer, or others) 408 71.6%
Monthly household income ≥ SGD5000 (Ref < SGD5000) 203 35.6%
Ever had sexualized substance use with
 Alcohol 190 33.3%
 Amyl nitrites (Poppers) 161 28.3%
 Crystal methamphetamine (Meth) 27 4.7%
 Gamma-hydroxybutyrate/gamma-butyrolactone (GHB/GBL) 27 4.7%
 Erectile dysfunction drugs (ED) 26 4.6%
Ever contemplated suicide 308 54.0%
Unprotected anal sex with casual partners in the last 6 months 96 16.8%
Tested positive for an STI in the last 6 months 39 6.8%
Depression severity (PHQ-9) 7.9 6.79
  1. Abbreviation: SD Standard Deviation, STI Sexually Transmitted Infections, GHB/GBL Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate/Gamma-Butyrolactone, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9