AIDS and Behavior

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 1129–1136 | Cite as

Prevalence and Related Risk Behaviors of HIV, Syphilis, and Anal HPV Infection Among Men who have Sex with Men from Beijing, China

  • Xiangjun Zhang
  • Jianping Yu
  • Min Li
  • XiaoYun Sun
  • Qiang Han
  • Minn Li
  • Feng Zhou
  • Xiangwei Li
  • Yu Yang
  • Dong Xiao
  • Yuhua Ruan
  • Qi Jin
  • Lei Gao
Original Paper

Abstract

Specific risk behaviors related to different sexually transmitted infections have not been widely evaluated among men who have sex with men in China. In the present study, a total of 302 MSM were recruited from Beijing with a prevalence of HIV, syphilis, and anal HPV infection as 9.9, 19.2 and 71.4%, respectively. Lower education level was observed to be related to higher infection rate of HIV and syphilis. “Ever found sexual partners in gay venues” was significantly associated with HIV infection as well. “Taking anilinction as regular sexual behavior” was observed to be a significant predictor for anal HPV infection.

Keywords

HIV HPV Syphilis MSM China 

Resumen

No han sido evaluados ampliamente los comportamientos de riesgo específicos relacionados con diferentes enfermedades de transmisión sexual entre los hombres que se contraen sexo en China. En el presente estudio, un total de 302 HSH de Beijing fueron reclutados, con una prevalencia del VIH, la sífilis y la infección anal por VPH, como el 9,9%, 19,2% y 71,4% respectivamente. Menor nivel de estudios se observó que en relación con la tasa de infección más alta de VIH y sífilis. “El buscar pareja sexual en lugar homosexual” se asocia significativamente con la infección por VIH. “Tomando anilingus como el comportamiento sexual normal” se observa a ser un predictor significativo de infección anal por VPH.

Palabra Clave

VIH VPH sífilis MSM China 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work was partly supported by National Natural Sciences Foundation of China (Grant No: 81001272). We thank volunteers from Beijing Rainbow Volunteers Workstation for their valuable contribution to subject enrollment and interview. We thank Dr. Jinhua Jiao at Westat for her kind assistance on improvements of English writing of the manuscript.

Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiangjun Zhang
    • 2
  • Jianping Yu
    • 2
  • Min Li
    • 2
  • XiaoYun Sun
    • 2
  • Qiang Han
    • 2
  • Minn Li
    • 2
  • Feng Zhou
    • 1
  • Xiangwei Li
    • 1
  • Yu Yang
    • 1
  • Dong Xiao
    • 4
  • Yuhua Ruan
    • 3
  • Qi Jin
    • 1
  • Lei Gao
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Genetic EngineeringInstitute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC)BeijingChina
  2. 2.Xicheng District Center for Disease Prevention and ControlBeijingChina
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and PreventionBeijingChina
  4. 4.Beijing Rainbow Volunteers WorkstationBeijingChina

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