Table 2

Drug use, sexual behavior, and sexually transmitted disease history in methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men at entry in the Positive Reinforcement Opportunity Project, San Francisco, 2004–2005.

N = 143

Percent(n)


Drug use responses

Methamphetamine use

Daily

42.7% (61)

Weekly

43.4% (62)

Monthly or less

13.9% (20)

Years prior methamphetamine use

0 to 2 years

17.5% (25)

3 to 5 years

25.9% (37)

6 to 10 years

18.9% (27)

More than 10 years

37.8% (54)

Route of administration1

Smoke

69.9% (100)

Intranasal

67.1% (96)

Inject

54.5% (78)

Rectal

40.6% (58)

Sexual behavior responses

Use of methamphetamine with sex

Yes

88.1% (126)

No

11.2% (16)

Sexual partners, past month

None

18.2% (26)

1–2

40.6% (58)

3–5

18.9% (27)

6 or more

22.4% (32)

Sexual behaviors, past month1

Unprotected insertive anal sex

70.6% (101)

Unprotected receptive anal sex

67.8% (97)

Unprotected insertive vaginal sex

16.1% (23)

Sexually transmitted disease history

Syphilis, past year

20.3% (29)

Gonorrhea, past month

32.9% (47)

Chlamydia, past month

15.4% (22)

HIV status

Positive

77.6% (111)

Negative

21.7% (31)


1 Participants could endorse more than one response to this item.

Shoptaw et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:214   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-214

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