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Table 1 Participants profile

From: Understanding and managing HIV infection risk among men who have sex with men in rural Uganda: a qualitative study

Participant characteristics Number of participants
Age
 19–24 years 10
 25–30 years 4
 30+ years 2
Education level
 Primary 5
 Secondary 7
 University diploma/degree 4
Occupation
 Student 2
 Employed 9
 Unemployed 5
Sexual position preference by type
 Insertive (“top”) 8
 Receptive (“bottom”) 5
 Both (“versatile”) 3
Sexual orientation
 Gay/homosexual 7
 Bisexual 9
 Straight/heterosexual 0
Experiences with HIV Care Cascade
 Never tested 6
 Tested (last 6 months) 11
 HIV positive on treatment 2
 On Pre exposure prophylaxis 3
Perceived HIV risk reduction strategies
 Condom use (consistent; reported in last 6 months) 10 (2; 8)
 PrEP 3
 Knowing your partner’s HIV status 5
 Avoiding partners associated with HIV risk 3
 Oral sex 3
 Withdrawal before ejaculation 2
 Washing penis after sex 1