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Table 2 Factors associated with last unprotected anal intercourse among MSM in Republic of Cyprus, 2011-2012

From: HIV prevalence, sexual and HIV testing behaviors among men who have sex with men in the Republic of Cyprus: 2011-2012 data from a cross-sectional study

  Condom use in last sexual anal intercourse
Covariates n/N % Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Sexual Identity     
Homosexual 93/136 68.4 0.95 (0.36-2.47)
Heterosexual 16/23 69.6 1
Sexual Identity     
Bisexual 16/20 80.0 1.75 (0.43-7.17)
Heterosexual 16/23 69.6 1
Age group     
18-25 37/52 71.2 1.1 (0.54-2.25)
>25 87/126 69.0 1
Ethnicity     
Greek Cypriots 107/152 70.4 1.0 (0.41-2.45)
Other 19/27 70.4 1
Education     
Elementary 30/58 51.7 0.29 (0.15-0.57)* 0.23 (0.09-0.55)
University degree 96/122 78.7 1 1
Alcohol use     
No 54/69 78.3 2.2 (1.09-4.44)*
Yes 62/100 62.0 1
Cocaine use     
No 103/135 76.3 6.79 (2.8-16.5)* 3.78 (1.21-11.83)
Yes 9/28 32.1 1 1
Sexual partner in last sexual intercourse     
Steady partner 27/55 49.1 0.25 (0.12-0.5)* 0.18 (0.08-0.45)
Casual partner 96/121 79.3 1 1
Correct knowledge regarding HIV transmission ways of the transmissiona     
Yes 97/142 68.3 0.67 (0.29-1.53)
No 29/38 76.3 1
Tested for HIV in last 12 months     
No 42/55 76.4 0.98 (0.46-2.18)
Yes 82/107 76.6 1
Self-esteem Mean value Odds ratio (95% CI)  
  12.55 1.04 (0.95-1.13) 0.83 (0.72-0.96)
  1. MSM; men who have sex with men: CI; confidence interval: HIV; human immunodeficiency virus.
  2. aThe percentage of respondents who answered correct to all five questions according to GARP indicator.
  3. *Statistically significant.