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Table 3 Sexual behaviour characteristics of participants who had reactive results on their most recent HIV self-test

From: HIV care-seeking behaviour after HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China: a cross-sectional study

Variable All Participants
[N = 30] n (%)
“Seekers” Subgroup
[n = 5] n (%)
“Non-Seekers” Subgroup
[n = 25] n (%)
P-value
Sexual Behaviour Characteristics
 Number of male anal sex partners in past 3 months     0.57
  < 2 14 (46.7) 2 (40.0) 12 (48.0)  
  ≥ 2 16 (53.3) 3 (60.0) 13 (52.0)  
 Condom use with male anal sex partners in past 3 months     0.36
  Always 13 (54.2) 3 (75.0) 10 (50.0)  
  Inconsistent 11 (45.8) 1 (25.0) 10 (50.0)  
  Missing 6    
Drug Use Behaviour Characteristics
 Drug use ever in lifetime     0.68
  Yes 18 (60.0) 3 (60.0) 15 (60.0)  
  No 12 (40.0) 2 (40.0) 10 (40.0)  
 Anal sex after drug use     0.69
  Yes 16 (88.9) 3 (100.0) 13 (86.7)  
  No 2 (11.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (13.3)  
  No Drug Use 12    
 Condom use during anal sex after drug use     0.21
  Always 10 (62.5) 3 (100.0) 7 (53.8)  
  Inconsistent 6 (37.5) 0 (0.0) 6 (46.2)  
  No anal sex after drug use 2    
  No drug use 12    
 Sought healthcare for STI symptoms in past 1 year     0.30
  Yes 6 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (24.0)  
  No 24 (80.0) 5 (100.0) 19 (76.0)  
  1. HIV human immunodeficiency virus, STI sexually-transmitted infection