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Table 3 Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors associated with premarital d sexual intercourse among adolescent students in Debre-Markos secondary and preparatory school from Nov. 23–27, 2017 (n = 600)

From: Premarital sexual intercourse and associated factors among adolescent students in Debre-Markos town secondary and preparatory schools, north west Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Premarital sex COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes (%)
Sex
Male 123 (20.5) 2.61 (1.83, 3.74)** 1.88 (1.21, 2.93)**
Female 65 (10.8) 1 1
Current residence
Rural 105 (17.5) 1.45 (1.03, 2.05)*  
Urban 83 (13.8) 1  
Pocket money
Yes 100 (16.7) 3.74 (2.59, 5.39)** 3.07 (1.96, 4.81)***
No 88 (14.7) 1 1
With whom usually live
Father and mother 79 (13.2) 1  
With my mother only 21 (3.5) 1.88 (1.03, 3.39)*  
With my father only 10 (1.7) 4.02 (1.53, 10.53)**  
With my relatives 8 (1.3) 0.73 (0.327, 1.65)  
With my friends 10 (1.7) 2.68 (1.11, 6.44)*  
Alone 60 (10) 2.88 (1.87, 4.43)**  
Mother alive
Yes 177 (29.5)1 1  
No 1 (1.8) 4.20 (1.53, 11.55)**  
Father alive
Yes 157 (26.2) 1  
No 31 (5.2) 4.59 (2.47, 8.53)**  
Place of parents live
Rural 99 (16.6) 1.49 (1.05, 2.11)*  
Urban 88 (14.8) 1  
Discuss sexual issue with close friends
Yes 42 (7) 1 1
No 146 (24.3) 6.98 (4.68, 10.41)** 8.56 (5.27, 13.91)***
Peer pressure
Yes 56 (9.3) 10.50 (5.82, 18.93)** 7.65 (3.73, 15.69)***
No 132 (22) 1 1
  1. * p-value < 0.05, ** p-value < 0.01 and *** p-value < 0.001