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Table 1 Prevalence of variables of interest among MSM in Cote d’Ivoire, N = 1301

From: The relationship between depression and sexual health service utilization among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa

Variable N (%) RDS adjusted (%)
Depression
 Depressed 624 (48.0) 41.9
 Not depressed 677 (52.0) 58.1
Depression categorization
 Not depressed (0–4) 677 (52.0) 58.1
 Mild (5–9) 377 (29.0) 25.3
 Moderate (10–14) 188 (14.5) 12.3
 Moderately severe (15–19) 45 (3.5) 3.5
 Severe (20–27) 14 (1.1) 0.9
Age (years)
  < 20 154 (11.8) 14.8
 20–24 639 (49.1) 50.4
 25–29 374 (28.8) 27.2
  ≥ 30 134 (10.3) 7.6
Education
 Never 43 (3.3) 2.2
 Primary or less 95 (7.3) 6.5
 Secondary level 810 (62.3) 69.0
 Above Secondary Level 353 (27.1) 22.4
Employment
 Yes 464 (35.7) 30.0
 No 174 (13.4) 12.6
 Student 662 (50.9) 57.5
Self-reported HIV test results
 Never tested 259 (19.9) 29.1
 Tested negative in last 12 months 656 (50.4) 42.8
 Tested negative in over 12 months 332 (25.5) 26.1
 Positive 54 (4.2) 2.0
Alcohol use (score)
 Low risk (0–7) 418 (39.6) 37.0
 Hazardous use (8–15) 443 (42.0) 45.3
 Harmful use (16–19) 95 (9.0) 8.7
 Almost Certainly Dependent use (≥20) 100 (9.5) 9.0
Place of residence
 Living with family/spouse 1040 (79.9) 79.8
 Living alone 130 (10.0) 10.9
 Living with friend/MSM/other 131 (10.1) 9.3
Gender
 Male 962 (73.9) 85.1
 Transgender 338 (26.0) 14.9
Sexual orientation
 Bisexual 775 (59.6) 64.0
 Homosexual 499 (38.4) 35.1
 Heterosexual 27 (2.1) 0.9
Forced sex
 Yes 236 (18.1) 12.2
 No 1065 (81.9) 87.8
Condom use in past 30 days
 No 193 (18.9) 17.0
 Yes 827 (81.1) 83.0
Family/friends Stigma
 Felt Excluded from family activity 136 (10.5) 10.0
 Discriminatory remark by family 433 (33.3) 28.7
 Felt rejected by friends 299 (23.0) 23.6
Health care stigma
Perceived
 Afraid to use health services 294 (22.6) 21.3
 Avoided health service for STI/HIV 205 (15.8) 13.9
Enacted
 Felt not well treated 42 (3.2) 2.7
 Heard healthcare worker gossiped 120 (9.2) 8.2
Social Stigma
 Felt police refused to protect 61 (4.7) 1.6
 Arrested on charges of homosexuality 41 (3.2) 1.5
 Ever jailed 20 (1.5) 0.9
 Scared to walk in public 175 (13.5) 12.6
 Verbally harassed 481 (37.0) 30.3
 Blackmailed 245 (18.8) 11.5
 Physically hurt 564 (43.4) 36.2