Table 4

Univariate analysis of associations between sexual behaviour and hepatitis A IgG seropositivity for heterosexual men

CharacteristicHep A −ve*Hep A +ve*Significance
*Row percentages.
No of female partners in the past year
    0 2 (67%)1 (33%)
    136 (80%)9 (20%)
    2–539 (58%)28 (42%)
    Over 514 (70%)6 (30%)p=0.12
No of female partners ever
    1 6 (100%)0
    2–510 (67%)5 (33%)
    Over 571 (66%)36 (34%)p=0.23
Ever performed oral-genital sex with female partner
    Never18 (62%)11 (38%)
    Yes, over 1 year ago11 (79%)3 (21%)
    Yes, within past year63 (68%)30 (32%)p=0.5
Ever performed oral-anal sex with female partner
    Never73 (66%)37 (34%)
    Yes, over 1 year ago 4 (80%)1 (20%)
    Yes, within past year15 (71%)6 (29%)p=0.7
Ever performed digital-anal sex with female partner
    Never52 (65%)28 (35%)
    Yes, over 1 year ago 1 (33%)2 (67%)
    Yes, within past year31 (78%)9 (22%)p=0.16