Table 2

Factors associated with having sex with a TGD person among 6822 males attending the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

FactorsNumber of individuals, nNumber of individuals who had had sex with a TGD person, n (%)Crude OR
(95% CI)
P valuesAdjusted OR
(95% CI)
P values
Age, years
 ≤24162713 (0.8)1Ref1Ref
 25–34322246 (1.4)1.80 (0.97 to 3.34)0.0631.78 (0.96 to 3.30)0.068
 ≥35197333 (1.7)2.11 (1.11 to 4.03)0.0232.17 (1.14 to 4.14)0.019
Country of birth*
 Overseas321438 (1.2)1Ref
 Australia333346 (1.4)1.17 (0.76 to 1.80)0.478
Injecting drug use*
 No655286 (1.3)1Ref
 Yes1172 (1.7)1.31 (0.32 to 5.38)0.710
Sexual orientation*
 Gay or bisexual396258 (1.5)1.17 (0.77 to 1.80)0.461
 Heterosexual272034 (1.3)1Ref
Sex workers*
 No669090 (1.4)1Ref
 Yes321 (3.1)2.37 (0.32 to 17.52)0.399
Number of partners†
 ≤3258926 (1.0)1Ref1Ref
 >3423366 (1.6)1.56 (0.99 to 2.47)0.0561.59 (1.01 to 2.51)0.047
Urogenital chlamydia*
 Negative587080 (1.4)1Ref
 Positive2952 (0.7)0.49 (0.12 to 2.02)0.326
  • *Total values in these categories do not match total number due to missing data.

  • †Of any gender within the past 12 months.

  • TGD, transgender and gender diverse.