Skip to main content

Table 5 Associations of number of HIV tests with other risk factors: calculated by univariate mixed effects model by log2 increase of tests (i.e. between first, second, fourth, eight, etc.)

From: Repeat HIV-testing is associated with an increase in behavioral risk among men who have sex with men: a cohort study

Risk factor Number of individuals Number of visits OR for risk factor per log2 increase of number of tests
OR (95 % CI) P value
CRAI 2457 10,185 0.99 (0.94–1.04) n.s.
CRAI and 10 or more male partners 2457 10,223 1.11 (1.05–1.18) <0.001
CRAI with PWID 2455 10,098 1.35 (1.12–1.64) 0.002
CRAI with sex worker 2456 10,093 1.20 (0.88–1.64) n.s.
Non-injection stimulant drug use (i.e. methamphetamine, cocaine, poppers, GHB, ketamine, XTC) 2457 10,251 1.37 (1.30–1.45) <0.001
IDU 2457 10,251 0.91 (0.74–1.13) n.s.
IDU with Shared needles 2455 10,209 0.95 (0.60–1.50) n.s.
  1. CRAI, Condomless receptive anal intercourse; GHB, Gamma hydroxybutyrate; IDU, Injection drug use; n.s., Not significant; OR, Odds ratio; PWID, Person who injects drugs; XTC, Ecstasy