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Table 2 Factors significantly associated with reported sexual intercourse in bivariate logistic regression.

From: Factors associated with self-reported first sexual intercourse in Scottish adolescents

Variable Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Age 2.15 (1.68, 2.75)***
Gender  
   Male 1.00
   Female 1.10 (0.91, 1.34)
Ethnicity  
   White 1.00
   Non-White 1.026
Family type  
   Natural parents 1.00
   Step parent plus natural 2.15 (1.66, 2.77)***
   Single parents 1.56 (1.28, 1.91)***
   Grand/foster parents 5.59 (2.93, 10.67)***
Number of siblings  
   Single child 1.00
   Not single child 0.91 (0.67, 1.21)
Religion  
   None 1.00
   Christian 0.76 (0.62, 0.94)*
   Other 1.73 (0.89, 3.34)
Religiosity  
   Religious/very religious 1.00
   Unsure/Not religious/not at all religious 1.31(1.01, 1.69)*
Type of housing  
   Owner occupied 1.00
   Council/rented 1.54 (1.29, 1.84)***
   Care/other/don't know 1.11 (0.80, 1.53)
Average weekly spending money  
   <£10 1.00
   £10–£20 3.16 (2.20, 4.54)***
   >£20 5.49 (3.83, 7.89)***
Family employment  
   Wage earner in family 1.00
   Unemployed 1.72 (1.21, 2.43)**
   Other non-wage earner 1.47 (0.90, 2.39)
   Occupation not known 0.93 (0.66, 1.30)
Highest family education  
   College/university 1.00
   Highers/A-levels 1.24 (0.95, 1.64)
   Standard grades/O-levels 1.22 (1.00, 1.48)
   Left school <16 1.77 (1.44, 2.16)***
   Don't know 1.05 (0.87, 1.29)
Decreasing self-esteem 1.24 (1.01, 1.53)*
Decreasing parental monitoring 2.12 (1.87, 2.40)***
Feel able to talk about private matters with:  
   Both parents 1.00
   Either parent 1.26 (0.94, 1.71)
   Neither parent 1.95 (1.49, 2.55)***
Decreasing enjoyment of school 3.32 (2.79, 3.95)***
Aspirations to continue education after age 16  
   Very likely/likely 1.00
   Unsure/unlikely/very unlikely 1.78 (1.53, 2.08)***
  1. * p < 0.05.
  2. ** p < 0.01.
  3. *** p < 0.001.