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Table 3 Factors associated with risk sexual behaviors of secondary and preparatory school students of Aksum town, northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 496)

From: Risky sexual behavior practice and associated factors among secondary and preparatory school students of Aksum town, northern Ethiopia, 2018

Variables Risk sexual behaviors P-value COR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Raised by
 Both parents 83 322 0.035 0.56 (0.33, 0.96) 0.42 0.46 (0.2, 0.9)
 With father/mother 4 9 0.95 0.96 (0.27, 3.4) 0.31 2.2(0.47, 10.8)
 Other relatives 24 52 1 1 1 1
Discussion on SRH
 Yes 96 281 1 1 1 1
 No 15 102 0.005 2.3 (1.3, 4.2) 0.001 3.42 (1.6, 7.3)
Sex with CSWs
 Yes 23 3 0.001 33.2 (9.7, 113) 0.001 18 (4.0, 75.4)
 No 88 381 1 1 1 1
Monthly pocket money
 1–150 birr 65 287 0.01 0.29 (0.16, 0.5) 0.02 0.34 (0.13, 0.84)
 151–250 birr 15 47 0.037 0.43 (0.195, 0.95) 0.043 0.31 (0.1, 0.96)
 251–500 birr 11 19 0.596 0.78 (0.3, 1.95) 0.86 1.2 (0.3, 3.9)
 > 500 birr 23 31 1 1 1 1
Peer pressure
 Yes 34 26 0.001 0.12 (0.09, 0.3) 0.007 0.36 (0.17, 0.74)
 No 77 358 1 1 1 1
Seen pornographic movies
 Yes 75 85 0.001 7.3 (4.6, 11.7) 0.001 5.9 (3, 11.47)
 No 36 299 1 1 1 1