A survey on AIDS knowledge rate and sexual behavior among men who have sex with men population at sexually transmited disease clinic
JIAN Dan1,XIE Hongfu1,YI Mei1,LI Ji1,CHEN Mingliang1,FENG Hao2,CHENG Xiaoming3,ZHANG Guiying4(1.Department of Dermatology,Xiangya Hospital,Central South University,Changsha 410008;2.Department of Dermatology,People's Hospital of Hunan Province,Changsha 410003;3.Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital of Hunan,Changsha 410008;4.Department of Dermatology,Second Xiangya Hospital,Central South University,Changsha 410011,China)
Objective To survey on men who have sex with men(MSM) population's sexual behaviors,condom-service condition,HIV related knowledge and other issues among MSM population at sexually transmitted disease(STD) clinics to understand the characteristics of behaviors and offer suggestions for effective health education and behavior intervention.Methods From January to December,2009,we used anonymous questionnairres which involved in their mastery of demographic characteristics,sexual behavior,condom-service condition,HIV related knowledge,and so one,to investigate 200 MSM at 3 STD clinics of comprehensive hospital.Results The average age of informant was(26.7± 8.9) years and 121 individules(62.6%) had confirmed with STD in recent one year.In the recent 6 months,the average number of homosexual partners was 9.2± 4.8 and 102(52.8%) had heterosexual partners.In the sexual intercourse with homosexual,123 individules had anal intercourse(63.7 %) and 117 had oral intercourse(60.6%).In the sexual intercourse with heterosexual,92(90.2%) individules had vaginal intercourse,37(36.2%) had anal intercourse,and 59(57.8%) had oral sex behavior.There were a statistical difference between heterosexual and homosexual sex behaviors(P0.01).The condom-using frequency had statistic difference in different sexual behaviors(χ2=188.396,P0.001).There was no linear correlation between HIV related knowledge and condom-using condition in sexual behaviors except the heterosexual anal intercourse.Conclusion High AIDS knowledge mastery rate is found in our survey.The respondents get HIV/AIDS knowledge through various ways actively.There is no obvious relation between the mastery of HIV related knowledge and condom-using frequency.The ratio of non-protected sexual behaviors is high in heterosexuals.How to adopt effective methods for behavior intervention to MSM at STD clinic needs to be further studied.
【CateGory Index】： R193
【CateGory Index】： R193