BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Alcohol Use, Stigmatizing/Discriminatory Attitudes, and HIV High-Risk Sexual Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China

Table 3

Predictors for stigma and discrimination, alcohol consumption among men who have sex with men in Shandong province, China.

Model 1 predictors for drink (≥3 times per week in P6M) (%)OR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)

Higher level of stigma and discrimination (continuous) 0.90 (0.86–0.93)0.92 (0.87–0.96)
Unprotected male anal sex in P6M111 (14.4)2.0 (1.3–3.1)1.9 (1.1–3.3)*
Bisexual identity/orientation70 (19.9)2.7 (1.9–3.8)2.2 (1.3–3.9)
Number of male sex partners in the past week ≥292 (15.5)2.0 (1.3–2.9)1.5 (1.0–2.4)*
Drug use6 (46.2)6.7 (2.2–20.1)6.7 (2.0–22.3)
High school or lower education level94 (14.5)1.7 (1.1–2.5)1.6 (1.0–2.6)*

Model 2 predictors for stigma and discriminationMean ± SDβ (95% CI)Adjusted β (95% CI)

Drink ≥3 times per week in P6M 2.2 (1.5–3.0)1.5 (0.8–2.3)
Unprotected male anal sex in P6M 2.8 (2.2–3.3)1.7 (1.1–2.2)
Bisexual identity/orientation 1.2 (0.6–1.7)0.9 (0.4–1.4)
Number of male sex partners in past week ≥2 2.9 (2.4–3.4)1.9 (1.3–2.4)
Commercial sex with man in P6M 2.1 (1.5–2.6)0.8 (0.2–1.4)
Never received peer education in the past year 2.3 (1.8–2.7)1.7 (1.2–2.2)

Multivariable logistic regression analysis was applied for alcohol consumption (Model 1); multivariable linear regression model was performed for stigma and discrimination (Model 2); P6M: in the past 6 months; OR: odds ratio; 95% CI: confidence interval; AOR: adjusted odds ratio; ; ; .