Table 3

Factors correlated with condomless anal intercourse with the last gay app partner among MSM and in China, 2014 (N=824)

Crude OR95% CIAdjusted OR†95% CI
Time started to use gay app
 >3 yearsRefRef
 <6 months1.020.53 to 1.990.850.42 to 1.68
 6–12 months1.080.59 to 2.000.910.48 to 1.72
 1–3 years0.990.57 to 1.740.910.51 to 1.62
 >3 yearsRefRef
Number of sex partners found through a gay app in the last 6 months
 1RefRef
 2–30.860.57 to 1.310.840.55 to 1.29
 4–60.610.34 to 1.080.600.33 to 1.09
 Above six0.900.54 to 1.480.950.57 to 1.58
Number of receptive anal sex acts with partners met through a gay app in the last 6 months
 0–5RefRef
 6–101.130.68 to 1.851.140.69 to 1.90
 11–200.980.47 to 2.060.970.46 to 2.06
 Above 202.14*1.12 to 4.092.49*1.27 to 4.87
Number of insertive anal sex acts with partners met through a gay app in the last 6 months
 0–5RefRef
 6–100.770.47 to 1.270.800.48 to 1.34
 11–201.760.88 to 3.501.700.84 to 3.47
 Above 201.560.78 to 3.151.860.89 to 3.87
Time duration between met the last sex partner through a gay app and met in person
 >3 weeksRefRef
 <1 hour0.700.33 to 1.510.730.33 to 1.60
 1–24 hours0.860.50 to 1.480.840.48 to 1.46
 2–7 days1.030.62 to 1.721.040.62 to 1.75
 2–3 weeks0.880.45 to 1.750.880.44 to 1.77
Place had sex with the last gay app partner
 HotelRefRef
 Home1.65*1.16 to 2.361.65*1.15 to 2.38
 Venues2.21*1.16 to 4.231.92*0.99 to 3.74
Negotiated about condom use with the last gay app partner before met in person
 YesRefRef
 No1.85*1.32 to 2.611.83*1.29 to 2.60
Negotiated about condom use with the last gay app partner after meeting in person
 YesRefRef
 No0.870.61 to 1.240.840.58 to 1.21
Asked for HIV status of the last gay app partner before met in person
 YesRefRef
 No1.000.51 to 1.940.980.50 to 1.93
Self-reported HIV status
 Negative or not sureRefRef
 Positive2.270.78 to 6.602.220.76 to 6. to 52
  • *p<0.05.

  • †Model adjusted for age, residence, education, marital status and income.

  • MSM, men who have sex with men.