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Table 1 Backgrounds, HIV testing history, and awareness among the participants (N = 689)

From: Same-sex behavior disclosure to health care providers associated with greater awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis

Items N %
Backgrounds
 Age (years)
   ≤ 25 314 45.6
   > 25 375 54.4
 Ethnicity
  Han 668 97.0
  Others 21 3.0
 Local residence
  No 519 75.3
  Yes 170 24.7
 Highest education obtained
  Below than university 202 29.3
  University or above 487 70.7
 Relationship status
  Single 371 53.8
  Married to a woman 92 13.4
  Having boyfriends 176 25.5
  Divorced/widow/others 50 7.3
 Employment status
  Full time 441 64.0
  Part time 29 4.2
  Unemployed 219 31.8
 Personal monthly income (USD)
   < 423 268 38.9
  423–845 269 39.0
   > 845 152 22.1
 Self-identified sexual orientation
  Homosexual 525 76.2
  Heterosexual 2 0.3
  Bisexual 132 19.2
  Other 30 4.4
 Sell-reported HIV status
  Positive 21 3.0
  Negative 537 77.9
  Unknown 131 19.0
 Self-rated health
  Very good/Good 468 67.9
  In general 203 29.5
  Very bad/Bad 18 2.6
HIV testing
  HIV testing ever (yes) 566 82.1
Awareness
  Immediate ART awareness 584 84.8
  U=U awareness 139 20.2
  PrEP awareness 349 50.7
  1. ART Antiretroviral therapy, U=U Undetectable = Untransmittable, PrEP Pre-exposure Prophylaxis