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Table 1 Characteristics of men who have sex with men study participants in Ouagadougou

From: Hepatitis B, C, and D virus and human T-cell leukemia virus types 1 and 2 infections and correlates among men who have sex with men in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Variables n RDSa-unadjusted % RDS-adjusted % (95% CIb)
Current age (years)
 18–19 78 23.7 23.6 (19.3–28.6)
 20–24 196 59.6 60.1 (54.7–65.3)
 25–29 35 10.6 10.6 (7.7–14.5)
  > =30 20 6.1 05.6 (3.6–08.7)
Total 329   
Country of birth
 Burkina Faso 272 82.7 82.7 (78.2–86.4)
 Other countries 57 17.3 17.3 (13.6–21.8)
Total 329   
Childhood environment
 Urban 288 91.4 91.4 (87.8–94.1)
 Rural 27 8.6 8.6 (5.9–12.2)
Total 315 100.0  
Highest educational level
 None or primary 25 7.6 7.6 (5.1–11.0)
 Secondary 239 72.6 72.8 (67.7–77.4)
 University 65 19.8 19.6 (15.7–24.3)
Total 329 100.0  
Occupation
 Student/pupil 236 71.7 72.0 (66.9–76.6)
 Employed 72 21.9 2.15 (17.4–26.3)
 Unemployed 21 6.4 6.5 (4.2–9.7)
Total 329   
Marital status (with a woman)
 Single 310 94.2 94.5 (91.5–96.5)
 Otherc 19 5.8 5.5 (3.5–8.5)
Total 329 100.0  
Number of biological children
 0 305 92.7 93.0 (89.7–95.3)
  > =1 24 7.3 7.0 (4.7–10.3)
Total 329 100.0  
Sexual orientation
 Gay/homosexual 236 71.7 71.9 (66.7–76.5)
 Bisexual 21 6.4 6.5 (4.42–9.7)
 Heterosexual 72 21.9 21.6 (17.5–26.5
Total 329 100.0  
Anal sex position
 Receptive 19 5.8 5.7 (3.7–8.8)
 Insertive 310 94.2 94.3 (91.2–96.3)
Total 329 100.0  
Number of male anal sex partners
 1 75 22.9 22.9 (18.6–27.8)
 2 131 39.9 40.1 (34.9–45.5)
  > =3 122 37.2 37.0 (31.9–42.4)
Total 328   
Past 12 month STId symptoms
 No 242 73.3 73.6 (68.6–78.1)
 Yes 87 26.4 26.1 (21.6–31.1)
 Don’t know 1 0.3 0.3 (0.0–2.2)
Total 329 100.0  
HIVe status
 Negative 319 97.0 98.2 (96.7–99.0)
 Positive 10 3.0 1.8 (1.0–3.3)
Total 329   
Ever injected drugs
 No 323 98.2 98.2 (96.0–99.2)
 Yes 6 1.8 1.8 (0.8–4.0)
Total 329   
  1. aRDS Respondent driven sampling
  2. bCI Confidence interval
  3. cMarried or cohabiting, divorced, separated
  4. dSTI Sexually transmitted infection
  5. eHIV Human immunodeficiency virus