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Table 3 Factors associated with awareness of sex trafficking among youth females in Bahir Dar Town, Northwest Ethiopia, February 2012

From: Sex trafficking awareness and associated factors among youth females in Bahir Dar town, North-West Ethiopia: a community based study

Variables Awareness of sex trafficking   
COR*(95% CI) AOR*(95% CI)
Yes No   
Age 15-19 82 65 1.00  
  20-25 167 103 1.29 (0.86, 1.93)  
Marital status Single 136 103 1.00  
  Married 94 56 1.27 (0.84,1.93)  
  Widowed 4 2 1.52 (0.27,8.43)  
  Divorced 15 7 1.62 (0.64,4.13)  
Religion Orthodox 215 131 1.00  
  Muslim 31 28 0.68 (0.39, 1.16)  
  Protestant 6 4 0.26 (0.07,1.03)  
  Catholic 0 2 -  
Education level Illiterate 22 18 1.00 1.00
  Read and write 19 7 2.22 (0.76,6.46) 1.41 (0.61,3.30)
  Elementary 81 49 1.35 (0.66,2.77) 0.81 (0.29, 2.30)
  Junior/secondary 75 65 0.92 (0.45,1.85) 1.27 (0.66,2.43)
  Above secondary 52 27 1.58 (0.72,3.43) 2.22 (1.18, 4.17)
Presence of radio at home Yes 196 108 2.06 (1.33, 3.18)  
  No 53 60 1.00  
Presence of TV at home Yes 191 103 2.08 (1.36,3.19) 2.19 (1.31, 3.67)
  No 58 65 1.00 1.00
With whom are you living With my parents 66 25 4.22 (2.05, 8.71) 3.65 (1.68,7.93)
  Boyfriend/fiancé/husband 92 53 2.78 (1.45, 5.34) 3.46 (1.69,7.06)
  Either mother or father only 37 31 1.91 (0.92, 3.98) 2.31 (1.03,5.16)
  Relatives 34 27 2.02 (0.95,4.28) 2.86 (1.24,6.58)
  Alone 20 32 1.00 1.00
Current job of the respondents No Job 65 52 1.00  
  Student 89 51 1.40 (0.85,2.31)  
  Some Job 51 35 1.63 (0.89,2.98)  
  Not want to specify 44 40 0.88 (0.50,1.54)  
Taking training on gender issues Yes 95 27 3.22 (1.98,5.23) 3.59 (2.11, 6.10)
  No 154 141 1.00 1.00
  1. *COR: crude Odds Ratio, AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratio.