Table 2

Prevalence of STIs and HIV among MSWs and other MSM
Prevalence of STIs MSW Other MSM p-value Total
% (n = 334) % (n = 149) % (n = 483)
Syphilis serology (RPR + TPHA) 7.8 (26) 4.0 (6) 0.125 6.6 (32)
Urethral NG/CT 3.0 (10) 0.0 (0) NR* 2.1 (10)
Rectal CT 4.8 (16) 4.7 (7) 0.965 4.8 (23)
Rectal NG 9.9 (33) 14.8 (22) 0.119 11.4 (55)
Rectal NG/CT 13.5 (45) 18.1 (27) 0.185 14.9 (72)
Any curable STI (syphilis, Rectal NG/CT, Urethral NG/CT) 21.6 (72) 22.2 (33) 0.884 21.7 (105)
HSV-2 59.9 (200) 29.5 (44) <0.001 50.5 (244)
HIV positivity 43.6 (143) 18.1 (27) <0.001 35.6 (170)

*Not Reported because of insufficient cell size (n < 2).

Narayanan et al.

Narayanan et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1059   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1059

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