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Table 3 Comparison of HIV status and life time sexual violence by risky sexual and substance use behaviors, of South Wollo Zone women VCT users, June 2009 (n=647)

From: The relationship between sexual violence and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among women using voluntary counseling and testing services in South Wollo Zone, Ethiopia

Character Sample HIV prevale Crude OR Violence prevale Crude OR
Age at first intercourse      
    < than 18 yrs 453 (21.9) 1.08 (0.70–1.66) (38.2) 1.84 (1.262.70)
    18 and above yrs 194 (20.6) 1.00 (32.0) 1.00
No. of casual partner      
    One 327 (16.2) 1.00 (27.2) 1.00
    Multiple 320 (26.9) 1.90 (1.292.78) (45.6) 2.18 (1.553.06)
Extra-partner sex      
    Yes 114 (21.2) 1.09 (0.67–1.78) (34.5) 1.53 (1.012.31)
    No 533 (22.8) 1.00 (44.7) 1.00
History of STI      
    Yes 65 (50.8) 4.63 (2.727.86) (52.3) 2.07 (1.243.48)
    No 582 (18.2) 1.00 (34.5) 1.00
Khat chewing      
    Yes 232 (26.7) 1.60 (1.092.34) (44.4) 1.71 (1.222.38)
    No 415 (18.6) 1.00 (31.8) 1.00
Alcohol drink      
    Yes 86 (29.1) 1.60 (0.96–2.67) (45.3) 1.54 (0.97–2.44)
    No 561 (20.3) 1.00 (34.9) 1.00
  1. NB.
  2. HIV Human Immune Virus.
  3. CI Confidence Interval.
  4. OR Odds Ratio.
  5. STI Sexually Transmitted Infection.
  6. Khat- An evergreen shrub, having dark green leaves that is chewed for their stimulating effects.
  7. *The bold face is used to show significant statistical association between risky sexual and substance use behaviors with HIV status and life time sexual violence.