Table 3

 Differences among MSM who sought sexual partners in different ways: nominal logistic regression

CharacteristicsBoth on the internet and in traditional gay venues (n = 444)On the internet only (n = 1564)In other ways (n = 339)Both on the internet and in traditional gay venues vs On the internet onlyIn other ways vs On the internet onlyBoth on the internet and in traditional gay venues vs In other ways
N (%)N (%)n (%)ORp95% CIORp95% CIORp95% CI
Age (≧31-year-old)98 (27.7)235 (18.3)60 (21.5)1.650.0201.08, 2.521.250.4750.72, 2.011.370.3110.74, 2.53
Education (college)316 (74.2)1214 (80.1)245 (75.4)0.700.0620.47, 1.010.870.5140.57, 1.320.800.4060.47, 1.35
Occupation (student)64 (15.9)419 (29.9)116 (38.7)0.530.0020.35, 0.801.330.1270.92, 1.920.390.0010.23, 0.66
Marriage (married)81 (18.4)196 (12.6)50 (15.1)0.880.6590.49, 1.581.060.8470.56, 2.040.820.6340.36, 1.84
Self-identified as homosexual271 (65.3)999 (63.4)173 (53.9)1.020.9150.72, 1.440.490.0000.35, 0.692.060.0021.31, 3.24
Having sex with women89 (20.7)214 (14.3)49 (15.4)1.050.8640.63, 1.750.720.2810.39, 1.321.460.3170.69, 3.08
≧6 male sexual partners in the past 6 months186 (44.9)201 (13.5)12 (3.7)3.370.0002.38, 4.790.330.0110.14, 0.7710.40.0004.27, 25.1
UAI284 (69.4)826 (57.6)108 (35.8)1.390.0550.99, 1.940.470.0000.33, 0.692.960.0001.90, 4.62
Paying for sex ever121 (27.4)149 (9.6)31 (9.1)2.330.0001.56, 3.490.820.5910.42, 1.652.810.0061.34, 5.90
Exchanging sex for money ever93 (21.7)136 (9.1)14 (4.3)2.730.0001.79, 4.150.370.0360.14, 0.947.460.0007.77, 20.1
History of STD164 (37.6)377 (24.1)31 (9.3)1.290.1300.93, 1.790.400.0010.24, 0.683.190.0001.78, 5.73