Factors Affected Unprotected Anal Intercourse among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Solok Indonesia

Authors

  • Faiz Nur Hanum
  • Rosfita Rasyid
  • Nur Afrainin Syah
  • Tika Afriani

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i2.14103

Keywords:

HIV/AIDS · MSM · UAI.

Abstract

Unprotected Anal Intercourse (UAI) was the primary factor in transmission HIV among MSM. The aim
of this study was to examine factors that affected UAI among MSM in Solok, Indonesia. This study using
a design mix method approach, a study combination between quantitative among 70 MSM and qualitative
among 19 informants. The result of this study shows that 77.1% reported engagement in UAI during sex in
the previous six months. Multivariate analysis shows that UAI was associated with partner status (p=0.017,
OR: 3.958; 95% CI:1.230 to 12.736), and knowledge about HIV/AIDS (p= 0.01, OR: 9.8; 95% CI: 2.555 to
37.587). The qualitative study shows that preference and lack of MSM identification were the other factors
that affected UAI among MSM.

Author Biographies

Faiz Nur Hanum

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Mohammad Natsir University, Bukittinggi, West Sumatera,
Indonesia

Rosfita Rasyid

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Andalas University,
Padang, Indonesia

Nur Afrainin Syah

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia

Tika Afriani

Assistant
Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Mohammad Natsir University, Bukittinggi, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-01

How to Cite

Faiz Nur Hanum, Rosfita Rasyid, Nur Afrainin Syah, & Tika Afriani. (2021). Factors Affected Unprotected Anal Intercourse among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Solok Indonesia. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(2), 106-112. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i2.14103