Factors Affected Unprotected Anal Intercourse among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Solok Indonesia
Keywords:HIV/AIDS · MSM · UAI.
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.
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