Anticipated stigma among MSM in China had a small protective effect against unprotected anal sex

MSM stigma in China, particularly stigma that is anticipated, had a very small protective total effect against unprotected anal intercourse at 12 months. High use of “avoidant coping” (avoiding to deal with something stressful) had a protective effect against risk behavior by decreasing sexual situations. (K.H. Choi, W. Steward, S. Gregorich, CAPS)

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