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Table 3 Bivariate analysis of risk factors for having multiple sexual partners in the previous 6 months

From: Perception of risk of HIV and sexual risk behaviors among University students: implication for planning interventions

Variables Female with multiple sexual partner (n = 64) Male with multiple sexual partner (n = 18)
n (%) COR (95% CI) p-value n (%) COR (95% CI) p-value
Age in year <20 14(63.6) 1 0.11 3(16.7) 1 0.579
20-24 47(1.8) 0.93(0.346,2.48) 14(21.5) 1.62(0.41,6.33)
≥25 3(27.3) 0.21(0.04,1.05) 1(10) 0.63(0.06,6.96)
Ethnicity Amhara 28(59.6) 1 0.898 10(25) 1 0.374
Oromo 11(61.1) 1.07(0.35,1.05) 1(6.7) 0.21(0.03,1.84)
Tigray 9(64.3) 1.22(0.35,4.22) 1(8.3) 0.27(0.03,2.39)
Others 16(53.3) 0.78(0.31,1.95) 6(23.1) 0.9(0.28,2.87)
Year of study 1-3 73.3 1   10(15.6) 1  
4-6 40.8 1.79(1.24,2.60) 0.001 8(27.6) 1.17(0.91,1.49) 0.176
ADULSI Yes 58(68.3) 2.22(1.49,3.31) 0.001 5(14.3) 0.58(0.186,1.77) 0.336
No 6(29.6) 1 13(22.4) 1
Age at sexual debut (in year) ≤18 35(77.8) 1.7(1.02,1.52) 0.04 12(40) 3.64(1.50,8.79) 0.002
≥19 29(45.3) 1 6(9.5) 1
UIDA in the last 6 months No 9(34.6) 1   8(14.3) 1  
≥1 times 55(66.3) 1.94(1.29,29.24) 0.04 10(27) 1.16(0.94,1.47) 0.128
  1. AULSI: Alcohol and/or drug use in the last sexual intercourse, UIDA: Use of illegal drugs and alcohol, n: the number of respondent reporting multiple partnerships, COR: Crude odds ratio.