Journal of Addiction / 2013 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Differences between HIV-positive and HIV-negative men in substance use behaviors.

Substance use behaviorHIV-negative
(% yes)
HIV-positive
(% yes)

Any illegal drug use in past 30 days?57.861.7n.s.
  Among recent users of any illegal drugs, which
  drug(s)?
    Marijuana52.650.0n.s.
    Cocaine 3.0 5.6n.s.
    Crack 1.5 3.1n.s.
    Heroin or other opiates 0.7 1.0n.s.
    Hallucinogens 0.0 0.0n.s.
    Ecstasy 1.5 3.1n.s.
    Club drugs other than ecstasy 0.7 4.6.044
    Methamphetamine 8.221.4.001
    Sedatives or depressants 3.0 3.6n.s.
Any drug problems in past 30 days?25.929.1n.s.
  Among people with any recent drug
  problems, how many? (out of 13 listed)
n.s.
    145.742.1
    222.924.6
    311.412.3
    4 or more20.021.1
Any sex while “under the influence” in past 30 days?44.557.7.026
  Among people with any recent sex while
 “under the influence,” which drug(s)?
 (top 3 listed; all others less common)
    Alcohol29.131.4n.s.
    Marijuana17.732.6.004
    Methamphetamine25.743.8n.s.
Prefer to have sex while “under the influence”?42.764.3<.001
  Among those preferring to have sex while
  “under the influence,” which drug(s)?
  (top 4 listed; all others less common)
    Alcohol17.717.4n.s.
    Marijuana19.935.2.002
    Ecstasy11.011.2n.s.
    Methamphetamine 9.624.0<.001
Ever been in drug treatment?15.619.9n.s.
  Among those who have been in treatment
   before, been in treatment more than once?
57.133.3n.s.