Characteristics

Men (n = 220)

Women (n = 87)

p-valuea

Age (25 years or less)

56.8%

48.3%

0.18

Being married

16.8%

31.0%

0.006

Some higher education

48.6%

55.2%

0.30

Monthly income < 15,000 rubles

32.3%

69.0%

<0.0001

Unemployed

40.0%

47.1%

0.25

Ever had an STIb

34.1%

39.1%

0.41

Number of sexual partner, past 3 months

0.02

          1

24.1%

36.8%

          2

29.1%

33.3%

          3 or more

46.8%

29.9%

Commercial sex workers

4.1%

2.3%

0.73c

Intravenous drug use

4.5%

1.1%

0.19e

Alcohol misuse identified by AUDIT scored

84.1%

44.8%

<0.0001

Depressive symptoms

17.3%

27.6%

0.04

aObtained from the Chi-squared test when not otherwise specified.
bSTI: sexually transmitted infection.
cObtained from Fisher’s exact test.
dAUDIT: the Alcohol Use Disorders IdentificationTest; scores ≥ 8 indicate alcohol misuse.
eIdentified by the CES-D-10: Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression
Scale. The mean and median CES-D-10 scores were 6.1 and 5.0, respectively; CES-D-10 scores ≥ 10 indicate depressive symptoms.
Table 1: Participant characteristics by gender in St. Petersburg, Russia (N = 307).
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