High Risk Sex Behaviors and Associated Factors in Young Men in Chengdu
determine the prevalence of high risk sex behaviors and associated factors in
18-34 years old men in Chengdu. Methods An anonymous questionnaire survey was
conducted in 18-34 years old men selected by multi-stage random sampling in
Chengdu. Data of 1536 respondents who reported having sex contacts were
respondents had multiple sex partners in the past 12 months; 11.8% were
involved commercial sex; 9.0% had group sex; 4. 7% had anal sex; 15.6% had
never used a condom; 37.7% had sex under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Logistic regression analysis revealed that marital status [married,
standardized partial regression coefficient (B) = -0.086, P<0.05] , level of
education (bachelor or above, B= -0.063, P<0.05), frequency of exposure to
pornography (B=0.058, P<0.05), childhoodsexualabuse
(B= 0.042, P<0.05), firstsexualintercourse
at an earlier age (B=0.162, P<0.05), frequency of sex under the influence of
alcohol or drugs (B=0.054, P<0.05) were significant predictors of having
multiplesexualpartners.Sexualorientation, age, smoking, alcohol abuse, drug
use, anxiety, depression, childhood physical abuse did not appear to be
significant factors associated with having multiplesexualpartners.
is the main high risk sexbehaviorof
young men in Chengdu. Childhoodsexualabuse
and early start ofsexualintercourse
are the major predictors of having multiplesexualpartners.