Table 2

Participant alcohol misuse, HIV risk and the intersection of HIV risk and alcohol misuse
Females Males
% %
Alcohol use/misuse
Participants who drink alcohol n = 288 n = 236
No 29.5 20.3
Yes 70.5 79.7
Percentage of days spent drinking alcohol in one month
0 - 24% 38.4 21.8
25 - 49% 25.1 14.9
50 - 74% 20.2 30.3
75 - 100% 16.3 33.0
At-risk drinking levels based on AUDIT scores n = 203 n = 188
Low-risk 68.0 62.8
Hazardous 26.1 26.1
Harmful 2.5 3.7
Dependence 3.4 7.4
Participants who binge
No 40.4 25.5
Yes 59.6 74.5
Percentage of days spent binging in one month n = 121 n = 140
0 - 24% 8.3 7.1
25 - 49% 32.2 20.0
50 - 74% 33.1 39.3
75 - 100% 26.4 33.6
HIV risk n = 288 n = 236
Log of HIV risk score
Tertile 1 61.5 52.5
Tertile 2 17.0 20.4
Tertile 3 21.5 27.1
Partner status
No partner 0.4 0.4
Main partner only 86.1 68.2
Casual partner +/− exchange partner or main partner 13.5 31.4
Unprotected sex by partner type n = 178 n = 150
Main partner only 84.8 70.7
Casual partner +/− exchange partner or main partner 15.2 29.3
HIV risk and alcohol misuse n = 203 n = 188
Sexual intercourse while intoxicated
Never 74.9 63.8
Ever 25.1 36.2
Regret ever having had sexual intercourse while intoxicated
Never 87.7 84.6
Ever 12.3 15.4
Unsure if had sexual intercourse while intoxicated
Never 95.0 93.6
Ever 5.0 6.4

HIV = Human immunodeficiency virus; AUDIT = Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test.

Trillo et al.

Trillo et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2013 13:9   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-13-9

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