Journal of Addiction / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Involvement in Specific HIV Risk Practices among Men Who Use the Internet to Find Male Partners for Unprotected Sex

Table 1

Sample Characteristics.

Characteristic %

Age
  18–29 4413.3
  30–39 6920.8
  40–4910932.9
  50–59 8124.5
  60+ 28 8.5
Race/ethnicity
  Caucasian24674.1
  African American 30 9.0
  Latino 30 9.0
  Asian/Pacific Islander 8 2.4
  Native American/Native Alaskan 1 0.3
  Biracial/multiracial 17 5.1
Educational attainment
  High school graduate or less 4814.5
  Some college11434.3
  College graduate 9628.9
  Postgraduate 7422.3
Population density in area of residence
  Rural (<250 persons per square mile)7622.9
  Urban (1,000+ persons per square mile)19859.6
   Low density (1,000 to 2,500 persons)(53)(16.0)
  Medium density (2,501 persons to 5,000
  persons)
(67)(33.8)
   High density (5,001+ persons)(88)(44.4)
Relationship status
  Married or “involved” 8726.2
  Single24573.8
HIV serostatus
  Negative12838.6
  Positive19659.0
  Do not know 8 2.4
Sexual orientation
  Gay29789.5
  Bisexual 3410.2
Sexual role identity
  Total top 5416.3
  Versatile top 6218.7
  Versatile 6018.1
  Versatile bottom 9227.7
  Total bottom 6419.3
Internet use—looking specifically for bareback partners
  Once or twice a week10531.7
   <30 minutes each day (74) (70.5)
   30 to 60 minutes each day (24) (22.9)
   61 to 120 minutes each day (5) (4.8)
   121+ minutes each day (2) (1.9)
 Three to six times a week12136.6
    <30 minutes each day (74) (61.2)
    30 to 60 minutes each day (33) (27.3)
    61 to 120 minutes each day (8) (6.6)
    121+ minutes each day (6) (5.0)
  Daily10531.7
    <30 minutes each day (47) (44.8)
    30 to 60 minutes each day (29) (27.6)
    61 to 120 minutes each day (12) (11.4)
    121+ minutes each day (17) (16.2)
Internet use—looking for sex partners, not bareback specific (in addition to looking for bareback partners)
 Once or twice a week5316.0
    <30 minutes each day (43) (81.1)
    30 to 60 minutes each day (7) (13.2)
    61 to 120 minutes each day (1) (1.9)
    121+ minutes each day (2) (3.8)
 Three to six times a week12738.4
    <30 minutes each day (29) (22.8)
    30 to 60 minutes each day (63) (49.6)
    61 to 120 minutes each day (26) (20.5)
    121+ minutes each day (9) (7.1)
  Daily15145.6
    <30 minutes each day (33) (21.9)
    30 to 60 minutes each day (47) (31.1)
    61 to 120 minutes each day (29) (19.2)
    121+ minutes each day (41) (27.3)