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Table 4 Associations of genital ulcer in previous 12 months among MSM in Abuja

From: An assessment of stigma and human right violations among men who have sex with men in Abuja, Nigeria

Variable Prevalence (Absolute#) Univariate Multivariate
Age > 26 45%(n = 134/295) 1.53(0.84–2.78) 1.12(0.56–2.24)
Tertiary education 45%(n = 134/297) 0.29(0.15–0.58) ** 0.55(0.25–1.19)
Employed 59%(n = 175/297) 1.41(0.76–2.64)  
Consistent condom use with male partners 53%(n = 155/290) 0.65(0.36–1.19)  
Knowledge of HIV/STI transmission risk at condomless anal sex 91%(n = 200/220) 0.34(0.13–0.89)**  
Bisexual concurrency 66%(n = 179/271) 0.78(0.40–1.54)  
Ever HIV-tested 65%(n = 180/276) 0.56(0.30–1.07)  
Received money/gifts for sex 62%(n = 169/274) 2.67(1.30–5.48)**  
Denied housing due to sexual orientation 13%(n = 36/285) 2.98(1.39–6.41) **  
Afraid to walk the streets of their community 15%(n = 42/275) 1.96(1.06–3.63)  
Been arrested 28%(n = 81/289) 2.13(1.14–3.96)**  
Been arrested due to sexual orientation 11%(n = 31/287) 3.88(1.75–8.60)**  
Beaten due to sexual orientation 36%(n = 101/278) 3.68(1.96–6.91)** 2.36(0.96-5.82)*
Blackmailed 41%(n = 116/286) 3.54(1.89–6.60)** 3.40(1.35-8.56)**
Raped 18%(n = 51/281) 2.30(1.15–4.58)*  
  1. *p-value < 0.05
  2. **p-value < 0.01