Table 1

The response scales for sexual/drug-use behaviors in the AHRBQ
Response scale
1 2 3 4
Part one Sexual behaviors in lifetime;
1. Sexual intercourse in lifetime yes no
2. Gender of the sexual partner lifetime heterosexual homosexual both
3. Sexual intercourse partners in lifetime one two three
4. Unprotected sexual intercourse yes no
5. Age of the first sexual intercourse ≤14 years 15-17 years ≥18 years
6. Age of the first sexual partner ≤14 years 15-17 years ≥18 years
Part two Sexual behaviors in last three months;
1. Antecedent sexual behaviors with heterosexual partner no occasional (1 < time/week) often (1–2 times/week) usually (≥times/week)
2. Antecedent sexual behaviors with homosexual partner no Occasional often usually
3. Sexual intercourse no Occasional often usually
4. Among these sexual intercourses
(1) Heterosexual intercourse Ever had Never had
(2) Homosexual intercourse Ever had Never had
(3) Sexual intercourse partners (%) Ever had Never had
(4) Unprotected sexual intercourse Ever had Never had
(5). Sexual intercourse while drunk Ever had Never had
(6) Sexual intercourse with high-risk partners Ever had Never had
Part three Substance use behaviors in last three months;
1. Injection drug use yes no
2. Oral/rhinal drug use yes no
3. Cigarette smoking no Occasional often usually
4. Alcohol drinking no Occasional often usually

Antecedent sexual behaviors refers to kiss and petting. Unprotected sexual intercourse refers to the sexual intercourse without condemn use.

High-risk partners refer to people with HIV/AIDS/STI, people with drug use, and people with multiple sexual partners.

Li et al.

Li et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:295   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-295

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