Table 3

Anal sex practises at the CLAIC* event

 SCS†PASH‡Univariate analysis
(N=168)
n (%)
(N=194)
n (%)
ORp Value
Any receptive condomless anal intercourse143 (85.1)127 (65.5)3.02 (1.80 to 5.07)<0.001
 without ejaculation56 (33.3)69 (35.6)0.91 (0.59 to 1.40)0.656
 with ejaculation87 (51.8)58 (29.9)2.52 (1.64 to 3.88)<0.001
Only insertive condomless anal intercourse25 (14.9)67 (34.5)0.34 (0.21 to 0.58)<0.001
Both receptive and insertive condomless anal intercourse37 (22.0)48 (24.7)0.86 (0.53 to 1.40)0.543
  • *Condomless anal intercourse with a casual partner.

  • †The men in the Seroconversion Study (SCS) who described an occasion of condomless anal intercourse with a casual partner as the high-risk event that led to their infection with HIV.

  • ‡The HIV-negative gay men in the PASH study who described a recent occasion of condomless anal intercourse with a casual partner.

  • CLAIC, condomless anal intercourse with casual partners; PASH, Pleasure and Sexual Health study.