Table 5

Sexual health variables by categories of MYPC exposure, adjusted for age, area of residence and use of the gay scene through binary logistic regression: adjusted odds ratios (AOR), 95% Confidence Intervals (CI) and p-values
Tested for HIV within previous 6 months
AOR 95% CI p
Age 0.97 0.95-0.98 <.001
Area of residence Glasgow 1.06 0.73-1.54 .759
Gay scene use ≤ 1 per month 0.92 0.61-1.38 .683
2-3 per month 0.94 0.65-1.36 .741
MYPC exposure Low exposure 0.90 0.56-1.42 .638
Mid exposure 1.89 1.24-2.87 .003
High exposure 1.96 1.26-3.06 .003
Tested for STIs within previous 6 months
AOR 95% CI p
Age 0.97 0.95-0.98 <.001
Area of residence Glasgow 0.97 0.66-1.42 .866
Gay scene use ≤ 1 per month 0.78 0.51-1.18 .231
2-3 per month 0.70 0.48-1.02 .061
MYPC exposure Low exposure 0.73 0.45-1.17 .186
Mid exposure 1.20 0.78-1.84 .409
High exposure 1.37 0.88-2.16 .167
Intention to test for HIV within following 6 months
AOR 95% CI p
Age 0.94 0.93-0.96 <.001
Area of residence Glasgow 1.54 1.05-2.26 .028
Gay scene use ≤ 1 per month 0.68 0.45-1.05 .080
2-3 per month 0.96 0.64-1.43 .837
MYPC exposure No exposure 1.61 1.02-2.55 .042
Mid exposure 2.01 1.20-3.36 .008
High exposure 1.68 0.98-2.90 .060
Intention to test for HIV within following 6 months (adjusted for recency of HIV testing)
AOR 95% CI p
Tested for HIV within previous 6 months 4.38 2.92-6.55 <.001
Age 0.95 0.93-0.96 <.001
Area of residence Glasgow 1.54 1.03-2.31 .038
Gay scene use ≤ 1 per month 0.66 0.42-1.03 .067
2-3 per month 0.98 0.64-1.49 .916
MYPC exposure No exposure 1.54 0.95-2.49 .067
Mid exposure 1.55 0.90-2.66 .116
High exposure 1.30 0.73-2.32 .367
Use of appropriate lubricant with anal sex in previous year
AOR 95% CI p
Age 1.01 0.99-1.03 .201
Area of residence Glasgow 1.40 0.91-2.16 .124
Gay scene use ≤ 1 per month 1.00 0.62-1.63 .993
2-3 per month 1.27 0.81-2.00 .303
MYPC exposure No exposure 0.42 0.23-0.77 .005
Mid exposure 0.71 0.37-1.37 .303
High exposure 0.64 0.32-1.28 .205

Notes. Reference category for area of residence is other than Glasgow; reference category for gay scene use is ≥ once per week; reference category for MYPC exposure is either no exposure (HIV and STI testing) or low exposure (HIV testing intention and lubricant use).

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Flowers et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:737   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-737

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