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Table 1 Characteristics of individuals with rectal STI and HIV infections among a cohort of Atlanta-area MSM

From: An application of propensity score weighting to quantify the causal effect of rectal sexually transmitted infections on incident HIV among men who have sex with men

  Incident rectal STI   Incident HIV  
  Yes (n = 79) No (n = 473)   Yes (n = 26) No (n = 526)  
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR) OR1(95% CI) Median (IQR) Median (IQR) OR1(95% CI)
Age at diagnosis 25.0 (22.1, 28.5) 28.1 (24.4, 33.9) 0.7 (0.5, 0.8) 24.6 (22.5, 28.8) 27.6 (24.3, 33.5) 0.6 (0.4, 1.0)
Poverty 18.2 (9.9, 29.7) 13.8 (8.8, 25.9) 1.1 (1.0, 1.1) 18.8 (10.5, 29.7) 13.9 (8.8, 26.3) 1.1 (0.9, 1.2)
  N (%) N (%) OR 2 (95% CI) N (%) N (%) OR 2 (95% CI)
Black race 49 (62) 202 (43) 2.2 (1.3, 3.6) 19 (73) 232 (44) 3.4 (1.4, 8.3)
Ever reporting RAI 67 (85) 326 (69) 2.5 (1.3, 4.8) 21 (81) 372 (71) 1.7 (0.6, 4.7)
Drug use 46 (58) 254 (54) 1.2 (0.7, 1.9) 13 (50) 287 (55) 0.8 (0.4, 1.8)
Black partners3 41 (52) 182 (38) 1.7 (1.1, 2.8) 16 (62) 202 (38) 2.6 (1.1, 5.8)
Reported UAI3 59 (75) 303 (64) 1.7 (1.0, 2.8) 21 (81) 341 (65) 2.3 (0.8, 6.1)
Non-rectal STI diagnosis4 18 (23) 34 (7) 3.8 (2.0, 7.2) 0 (0) 52 (10) --
  1. 1Unadjusted OR for a five unit increase in the given variable.
  2. 2Unadjusted OR for the given variable.
  3. 3In the interval of diagnosis/censoring.
  4. 4Urethral GC, urethral CT or syphilis.