Table 4

Sexual risk behaviours and sexual history in heterosexual men, by ethnicity

n/N%Unadjusted prevalence ratioAdjusted prevalence ratio*Adjusted prevalence ratio†
CLS with non-regular partner/s in the last 3 months
 White British/other69/14148.91.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African95/21843.60.89 (0.71–1.11)1.01 (0.80–1.27)1.20 (0.93–1.55)
 Black/mixed Caribbean21/4546.70.95 (0.67–1.36)1.00 (0.71–1.42)1.15 (0.80–1.66)
 Other ethnic group13/4032.50.95 (0.41–1.07)0.69 (0.43–1.09)0.75 (0.48–1.16)
 All198/44344.6
 P value0.310.360.410.14
Two plus CLS partners in the last 3 months
 White British/other49/14633.61.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African68/22530.20.90 (0.67–1.21)0.97 (0.71–1.32)1.17 (0.83–1.66)
 Black/mixed Caribbean17/5431.50.94 (0.59–1.48)0.94 (0.59–1.50)1.08 (0.69–1.75)
 Other ethnic group8/4020.00.60 (0.31–1.15)0.61 (0.31–1.19)0.67 (0.35–1.29)
 All142/46530.5
 P value0.430.480.540.35
CLS with partner of unknown or positive HIV status in the last 3 months
 White British/other71/14648.61.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African93/22541.30.85 (0.68–1.07)0.93 (0.73–1.18)1.14 (0.87–1.50)
 Black/mixed Caribbean19/5435.20.72 (0.49–1.08)0.78 (0.52–1.17)0.92 (0.62–1.38)
 Other ethnic group15/4037.50.77 (0.50–1.19)0.84 (0.54–1.30)0.92 (0.60–1.40)
 All198/46542.6
 P value0.270.270.620.56
Low self-efficacy in relation to condom use
 White British/other28/14219.71.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African50/20124.81.26 (0.84–1.90)1.10 (0.72–1.67)1.19 (0.75–1.88)
 Black/mixed Caribbean11/4623.91.21 (0.66–2.24)1.07 (0.60–1.91)1.06 (0.60–1.88)
 Other ethnic group3/378.10.41 (0.13–1.28)0.39 (0.13–1.17)0.43 (0.14–1.29)
 All92/42621.6
 P value0.130.190.340.32
Two or more new partners in the last year
 White British/other87/14261.31.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African82/20540.00.65 (0.53–0.81)0.78 (0.63–0.96)0.84 (0.67–1.04)
 Black/mixed Caribbean24/4652.20.85 (0.63–1.16)0.90 (0.67–1.20)0.92 (0.68–1.25)
 Other ethnic group28/3971.81.17 (0.93–1.48)1.27 (1.03–1.56)1.32 (1.07–1.64)
 All221/43251.6
 P value<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
STI diagnosed in the last year
 White British/other28/14619.21.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African52/22523.11.21 (0.80–1.82)1.14 (0.76–1.73)1.06 (0.69–1.63)
 Black/mixed Caribbean22/5440.72.12 (1.34–3.38)1.91 (1.20–3.04)1.78 (1.10–2.87)
 Other ethnic group5/12.512.50.65 (0.27–1.58)0.61 (0.25–1.47)0.59 (0.24–1.44)
 All107/46523.0
 P value0.0040.0020.0080.01
Ever tested for HIV
 White British/other104/14472.21.001.001.00
 Black/mixed African181/21485.61.17 (1.04–1.32)1.20 (1.06–1.35)1.21 (1.06–1.37)
 Black/mixed Caribbean38/4977.61.07 (0.90–1.29)1.11 (0.93–1.34)1.11 (0.92–1.34)
 Other ethnic group25/4062.50.87 (0.67–1.12)0.90 (0.71–1.16)0.91 (0.71–1.17)
 All348/44777.9
 P value0.0030.0080.0070.01
  • *Adjusted for age, study region, education level (university degree) and relationship status.

  • †Adjusted for age, study region, education level (university degree) and relationship status, plus alcohol and drugs.

  • CLS, condomless sex.