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Table 4 Binary logistic regression for HIV status, STI status and condom use among FSWs in Nagaland

From: HIV risks vary according to type of sex work in a cross-sectional survey from Nagaland, India

  HIV positive (n = 338) STI positive (n = 301) * Used condom with last regular client (n = 337) Consistent condom use with regular clients (n = 339)
Category % AOR 95% CI p-value % AOR 95% CI p-value % AOR 95% CI p-value % AOR 95% CI p-value
Age (years) -- 1.04 0.98, 1.11 0.198 -- 0.96 0.91, 1.01 0.104 -- 0.95 0.91, 0.99 0.032 -- 0.94 0.89, 0.99 0.015
Literate                 
No 11.0 1.00    39.7 1.00    64.2 1.00    32.4 1.00   
Yes 9.4 0.37 0.15, 0.89 0.027 28.6 0.85 0.46, 1.58 0.610 62.4 1.02 0.57, 1.84 0.941 23.5 0.92 0.48, 1.76 0.800
Marital Status                 
Unmarried 9.8 1.00    25.3 1.00    64.7 1.00    16.8 1.00   
Married 8.9 1.34 0.43, 4.19 0.612 41.4 1.76 0.78, 3.97 0.175 72.3 1.18 0.56, 2.49 0.663 39.0 2.66 1.15, 6.12 0.021
Divorced or Separated 12.6 2.18 0.64, 7.36 0.210 37.2 1.76 0.73, 4.23 0.206 50.0 0.61 0.28, 1.36 0.233 20.0 1.16 0.45, 2.98 0.759
Widowed 11.4 1.86 0.45, 7.70 0.392 32.2 1.57 0.55, 4.49 0.402 58.7 1.04 0.40, 2.68 0.941 34.9 4.93 1.71, 14.22 0.003
Mother Tongue                 
Naga 12.7 1.00    31.4 1.00    61.6 1.00    23.6 1.00   
Non-Naga 8.1 0.56 0.22, 1.45 0.235 38.8 0.76 0.40, 1.47 0.421 65.8 1.24 0.68, 2.27 0.490 34.1 1.87 0.98, 3.58 0.058
Duration in sex work (years) -- 0.94 0.82, 1.06 0.320 -- 1.03 0.95, 1.11 0.439 -- 1.09 1.00, 1.18 0.043 -- 1.07 0.99, 1.15 0.072
Number clients, past day of work -- 0.97 0.72, 1.28 0.808 -- 1.01 0.84, 1.23 0.881 -- 1.17 0.95, 1.44 0.148 -- 1.01 0.82, 1.25 0.899
Amount paid by last client                 
?200 INR 7.8 1.00    37.9 1.00    57.0 1.00    24.4 1.00   
>200 INR 13.6 1.48 0.65, 3.36 0.349 32.5 1.10 0.62, 1.93 0.748 69.7 1.82 1.08, 3.08 0.025 32.3 2.46 1.36, 4.43 0.003
Consistent condom use with regular clients                 
No 10.2 1.00    30.6 1.00    -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Yes 12.8 1.56 0.70, 3.48 0.275 40.0 1.44 0.81, 2.57 0.213 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Typology                 
Home-to-home 4.5 1.00    22.6 1.00    55.2 1.00    32.4 1.00   
Public-to-home 3.2 1.22 0.10, 14.67 0.877 29.6 2.18 0.70, 6.76 0.176 57.1 1.03 0.38, 2.76 0.953 30.0 0.44 0.13, 1.31 0.166
Phone-to-home 6.3 2.86 0.22, 37.69 0.425 21.4 1.18 0.26, 5.24 0.829 56.3 0.74 0.21, 2.62 0.646 16.7 0.70 0.15, 2.63 0.639
Public-to-public 20.0 7.04 0.76, 65.22 0.086 50.0 6.74 1.62, 27.98 0.009 53.3 0.57 0.15, 2.16 0.407 8.3 0.11 0.01, 0.92 0.048
Public-to-RRL 8.4 3.73 0.73, 19.07 0.114 47.1 2.52 1.07, 5.97 0.035 77.5 1.95 0.90, 4.22 0.092 54.0 1.25 0.60, 2.68 0.577
Phone-to-RRL 9.4 6.26 1.03, 38.03 0.046 25.0 1.27 0.45, 3.59 0.653 70.5 0.86 0.36, 2.04 0.733 35.4 0.54 0.34, 1.97 0.217
RRL-to-RRL 22.2 13.26 2.16, 81.49 0.005 33.3 1.30 0.41, 4.09 0.659 40.0 0.35 0.13, 0.93 0.035 42.1 0.66 0.21, 1.82 0.453
Other 17.7 9.95 1.87, 52.84 0.007 37.2 1.65 0.59, 4.62 0.334 60.0 1.18 0.49, 2.81 0.712 28.6 0.39 0.14, 1.05 0.072
  1. Abbreviations: HIV human immunodeficiency virus; STI sexually transmitted infection; FSWs female sex workers; AOR adjusted odds ratio; CI confidence interval; RRL rented room/lodge.
  2. *Positive for chlamydia, gonorrhoea or syphilis.
  3. -- Consistent condom use with regular clients was not used as a predictor of condom use with regular clients.