Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics, hepatitis and STI test uptake, risk factors for hepatitis infection and healthcare provider characteristics of young men who have sex with men in China participating in a nationwide online survey, 2017 (n=503)

Number/mean%/SD
(n=503)
Sociodemographic characteristics
Age
 Age (years)23.93.5
Current residence
 Urban43285.9
 Rural7114.1
Household registration
 Urban28957.5
 Rural21442.5
Region
 East17434.6
 South central14228.2
 North7514.9
 Southwest6112.1
 Northeast316.2
 Northwest183.6
 Other20.4
Education level
 High school or lower13426.6
 Technical school14128.0
 College20841.4
 Advanced professional degree204.0
Occupation
 Student17334.4
 Non-student33065.6
Monthly income (US$)
 ≤22511122.1
 225–45211623.1
 453–75217334.4
 753–12036512.9
 ≥1204387.6
Sexual orientation
 Gay42083.5
 Other (eg, bisexual, heterosexual)8316.5
Hepatitis test uptake
 Previous HCV test20641.0
 Previous HBV test (all)32364.2
 Previous HBV test (no or uncertain HBV vaccination)*6038.2
Other STI test uptake
 Previous HIV test43185.7
 Previous syphilis test27755.1
 Syphilis test in past 3 months16633.0
Sexual risk factors for hepatitis infection
 HIV positive7314.5
 Receptive anal sex position20242.6
 No condom use during last anal sex†11724.7
 Previous syphilis diagnosis408.0
 No of male anal sex partners in past 3 months1.65.0
Healthcare provider characteristics
 Has an established PCP7414.7
  • *Includes men reporting no or uncertain HBV vaccination status.

  • †Includes men reporting previous anal sex and excludes men who exclusively engage in oral sex.

  • HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; PCP, primary care provider.