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Table 3 Associations between background characteristics and willingness to take once-daily oral pill as PrEP in the next six months (among GBMSM with experience of SDU in the past year who were not on PrEP, n = 70)

From: Uptake and willingness to use PrEP among Chinese gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men with experience of sexualized drug use in the past year

 Row%OR (95%CI)
Socio-demographic characteristics
 Age group
  18–3053.21.0
  31–4057.80.55 (0.19, 1.59)
   > 4077.81.40 (0.25, 7.93)
 Highest educational level attained
  Senior high or below83.31.0
  College or above61.50.32 (0.08, 1.25)†
 Current marital status
  Currently single69.01.0
  Married/cohabited with a man64.30.81 (0.29, 2.22)
 Monthly personal income (HK$)
   < 10,00075.01.0
  10,000-19,99974.10.95 (0.20, 4.55)
  20,000-39,99963.60.58 (0.12, 2.80)
  40,000 and above44.40.27 (0.04, 1.70)
 Current employment status
  Full-time67.91.0
  Part-time/unemployed/retired/ students64.70.87 (0.27, 2.73)
 Sexual orientation
  Homosexual66.21.0
  Bisexual80.02.05 (0.22, 19.43)
 Channels of recruitment
  Outreach in gay venues73.31.0
  Online recruitment68.40.79 (0.21, 2.99)
  Peer referral58.80.52 (0.12, 2.32)
Service utilization
 HIV testing in the last 12 months
  No50.01.0
  Yes72.02.60 (1.01, 7.18)*
 Other HIV prevention services in the last 12 months (e.g., condom distribution, peer education, pamphlet and lectures)
  No73.91.0
  Yes63.80.62 (0.21, 1.88)
 Drug cessation/rehabilitation services provided by governmental organizations
  No69.11.0
  Yes0.0N.A.
 Drug cessation/rehabilitation services provided by non-governmental organizations
  No68.31.0
  Yes57.10.62 (0.13, 3.04)
History of sexual transmitted infections/viral hepatitis
 History of other sexually transmitted infections
  No68.01.0
  Yes65.00.87 (0.29, 2.61)
Sexual behaviors in the last 12 months
 Had had anal intercourse with regular male sex partners (RP)
  No68.81.0
  Yes66.70.91 (0.27, 3.02)
 Had had anal intercourse with non-regular male sex partners (NRP)
  No57.11.0
  Yes68.31.61 (0.33, 7.89)
  1. OR: crude odds ratios
  2. OR and 95% were bold for variables with p < 0.05
  3. † 0.05 < P < 0.10, * P < 0.05
  4. N.A. Not applicable