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We believe that public sharing of data sets is important to science. SESH has conducted several online surveys among MSM in China. Find below more details and links to de-identified data sets, code books, and appropriate ways to attribute. This data sharing plan has been reviewed by the Guangdong Provincial STD Control Center IRB and the UNC IRB. If you would like to use one of these data sets, please email us at sesh@seshglobal.org



Survey 1


Links

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Description

  • Recruitment year: 2013
  • Sample size: 1342
  • Description: We conducted an online survey of Chinese MSM hosted by two large MSM website in southern China. Participants were recruited via banner advertisements to join the ‘‘Men’s Sexual Health Survey’’ over the course of 1 month. The survey was both voluntary and anonymous.
  • Inclusion criteria: being born biologically male; 16 years of age or older (age of consent in China); and report a history of having anal sex with another man.
  • Reference for data set: Han L, Candidate B, Bien CH, et al. HIV self-testing among online MSM in China: implications for expanding HIV testing among key populations. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes 2014;67(2):216-221.


Published papers:

  1. Han L, Candidate B, Bien CH, et al. HIV self-testing among online MSM in China: implications for expanding HIV testing among key populations. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes 2014;67(2): 216-221.
  2. Wei C, Muessig KE, Bien C, et al. Strategies for promoting HIV testing uptake: willingness to receive couple-based and collective HIV testing among a cross-sectional online sample of men who have sex with men in China. Sexually transmitted infections 2014; 90 (6): 469-74.
  3. Bien CH, Best JM, Muessig KE, et al. Gay apps for seeking sex partners in China: Implications for MSM sexual health. AIDS and Behavior 2015;19(6):941-46.
  4. Best J, Tang W, Zhang Y, et al. Sexual behaviors and HIV/Syphilis testing among transgender individuals in China: implications for expanding HIV testing services. Sexually transmitted diseases 2015;42(5):281-285.

 

 

 

Survey 2


Links

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Description

  • Recruitment year: 2014
  • Sample size: 1424 (721 for the randomized controlled trial)
  • Description: We recruited participants from three Chinese MSM Web portals, included ones in the northern, southern, and eastern regions of China. The survey was both voluntary and anonymous.
  • Inclusion criteria: being born biologically male, having had anal sex with a man at least once, at least 16 years of age, and able to provide a cell phone number for incentive.
  • Inclusion criteria for RCT: being born biologically male, having had anal sex with a man at least once, at least 16 years of age, never tested for HIV, and able to provide a cell phone number for incentive and follow-up.
  • Reference for data set: Tang W, Han L, Best J, et al. Crowdsourcing HIV test promotion videos: a noninferiority randomized controlled trial in China. Clinical Infectious Diseases 62: 1436-42.


Published papers:

  • Davis A, Best J, Wei C, et al. Intimate partner violence and correlates with risk behaviors and HIV/STI diagnoses among men who have sex with men and men who have sex with men and women in China: A hidden epidemic. Sexually transmitted diseases 2015;42(7):387-92.
  • Davis A, Best J, Luo J, et al. Risk behaviours, HIV/STI testing and HIV/STI prevalence between men who have sex with men and men who have sex with both men and women in China. International journal of STD & AIDS 2015:0956462415596302.
  • Zhang Y, Best J, Tang W, et al. Transgender sexual health in China: a cross-sectional online survey in China. Sexually transmitted infections 2016:sextrans-2015-052350.
  • Tang W, Best J, Zhang Y, et al. Gay mobile apps and the evolving virtual risk environment: a cross-sectional online survey among men who have sex with men in China. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2016:sextrans-2015-052469.


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