Table 3

Background characteristics of the men in the qualitative sample, by recruitment site

HIV treatment clinic

HIV testing clinics

Community

Internet





Interviewed.......

Face-to-face (n = 20)

Face-to-face (n = 20)

Face-to-face (n = 23)

Online (n = 35)

Face-to-face (n = 30)

n

n

n

n

n


Age (median; range)

38

31–59

40

25–66

35

24–51

32

20–63

39

21–60

Employed

9

18

18

30

23

Higher education

15

15

17

20

20

Has regular sexual partner

8

8

12

14

12

HIV status

HIV positive

20

-

1

6

11

HIV negative

-

20

18

20

15

Never-tested

-

-

4

9

4

Seeks sex through the Internet

Rarely, never or used to

13

14

11

6

0

Seeks sex both on and offline

3

4

5

10

14

Seeks sex mostly through the Internet

4

2

7

19

16


Elford et al. BMC Public Health 2004 4:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-4-39

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