Table 1

Characteristics of all participants

Participantsn=37
Age
 (average, range)37.9 (23–71) years
Ethnicity*
 White28 (75.7%)
 Chinese2 (5.4%)
 White+Filipino1 (2.7%)
 Chinese +South East Asian1 (2.7%)
 Arab/West Asian1 (2.7%)
 Filipino1 (2.7%)
 South Asian1 (2.7%)
 Latin American1 (2.7%)
 Indigenous0 (0%)
 Black0 (0%)
Sexual identity
 Gay27 (72.9%)
 Bisexual7 (18.9%)
 Straight1 (2.7%)
 ‘Hetero-flexible’1 (2.7%)
 Queer1 (2.7%)
Born in Canada
 Yes22 (59.5%)
 No15 (40.5%)
Education
 High school or less5 (13.5%)
 College/undergraduate19 (51.4%)
 Graduate or more7 (18.9%)
 Missing6 (16.2%)
Testing frequency
 Approximately every 3 months15 (40.5%)
 Approximately every 6 months11 (29.7%)
 Approximately every year2 (5.4%)
 Other*5 (13.5%)
 No data4 (10.8%)
Most recent testing experience
 GCO28 (76%)
  Clinic-based9 (24%)
Most recent testing experience with GCO
 Complete testing31 (84%)
  Created testing requisition but did not complete testing6 (16%)
  • *’Other’ includes answers which are not temporal (eg, ‘after a “risky” encounter’; ‘every 6–7 partners’).

  • GCO, GetCheckedOnline.com.