Journal article

Low Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing Rates Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Guangdong and Shandong Provinces, China

Dan Wu, Katherine T Li, Weiming Tang, Jason J Ong, Wenting Huang, Hongyun Fu, Amy Lee, Chongyi Wei, Joseph D Tucker

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although periodic chlamydia and gonorrhea testing is recommended for men who have sex with men (MSM), little is known about testing rates in China. This study examines chlamydia and gonorrhea testing rates and testing correlates among Chinese MSM. METHODS: An online survey of MSM was conducted in August 2017. Men 16 years or older who had ever had sex with a man were enrolled through a gay social networking mobile application. We asked men about their sexual behaviors, community engagement in sexual health, and previous testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV. Multivariable logistic regressions were used to examine the association of testing with community engagement and recent..

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Awarded by National Institutes of Health


Awarded by UNC-South China STD Research Training Center


Awarded by UNC Center for AIDS Research


Awarded by UCSF Center for AIDS Research


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH


Funding Acknowledgements

Funding has been received from the National Institutes of Health (NIAID 1R01AI114310-01), UNC-South China STD Research Training Center (FIC 1D43TW009532-01), UNC Center for AIDS Research (NIAID 5P30AI050410), and UCSF Center for AIDS Research (NIAID P30 AI027763). The study funders had no role in trial design; data collection, analysis, and interpretation; or writing of the manuscript. All authors declare no conflicts of interest.