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Table 2 Distribution N. gonorrhoeae infection in relation to substance use, and sexual risk behaviors of STI suspected patients (n = 186) seen at Gambella hospital, Ethiopia (March–July 2015)

From: Neisseria gonorrhoeae among suspects of sexually transmitted infection in Gambella hospital, Ethiopia: risk factors and drug resistance

Substance use and sexual risk behavior N. gonorrhoeae infection COR (95 % CI ) p value AOR (95 % CI) p value
Positive Negative
(n = 2)
n (%)
(n = 165)
n (%)
Shisha use
Yes (11) 3 (27.3) 8 (72.7) 3.27 (0.80, 13.45) 0.100   
No (175) 18 (10.3) 157 (89.7) 1*  
Alcohol intake
Yes (83) 16 (19.3) 67 (80.7) 4.68 (1.64, 3.39) 0.004 5.53 (1.44, 21.24) 0.013
No (103) 5 (4.9) 98 (95.1) 1* 1*
CS
Yes (21) 8 (38.1) 13 (61.9) 7.20 (2.53, 20.50) <0.001 4.84 (1.35, 17.34) 0.015
No (165) 13 (7.9) 152 (92.1) 1* 1*  
Chewing khat
Yes (29) 5 (17.2) 24 (82.8) 1.84 (0.62, 5.48) 0.276   
No (157) 16 (10.2) 141 (89.8) 1*   
Condom use
Yes (39) 2 (5.1) 37 (94.9) 1* 0.188 1* 0.031
No (147) 19 (12.9) 128 (87.1) 2.75 (0.61, 2.34) 7.92 (1.21, 51.90)
NSP
1–2 (172) 15 (8.7) 157 (91.3) 1* 0.001 1* 0.024
>2 (14) 6 (42.9) 8 (51.1) 7.85 (2.40, 25.64) 6.12 (1.27, 29.86)
  1. CS cigarette smoking, NS number of sexual partner, 1 * indicator