Particular measures are not perfect for our analyses: perceived HIV status of feminine partners…

Particular measures are not perfect for our analyses: perceived HIV status of feminine partners…

Specific measures are not perfect for our analyses: perceived HIV status of female lovers was just gathered for “main” female partners, and just for a time that is limited.

Considering that the primary MACS study instrument just permitted individuals to decide on one “main” partner, this restricted the salience of reaction alternatives for males who had been polyamorous, including people who might otherwise report having both primary male and main feminine lovers. The MACS has not measured sexual identity; because MSMW may not identify as bisexual and because men who identify as bisexual may not necessarily have sex with both men and women our results should not be considered to apply specifically to bisexually identified men though it measures sexual behavior. (más…)