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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression associations with fertility desire among female sex workers living with HIV

From: Factors related to fertility desire among female sex workers living with HIV in the Dominican Republic

Sociodemographics Total study sample (n = 239) Participants not reporting permanent contraception (n = 118)
AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Age 0.94* (0.88,0.99) 0.95 (0.88,1.03)
Education 0.96 (0.44,2.10) 1.10 (0.38,3.23)
Number of children 0.61* (0.44,0.84) 0.61* (0.38,0.98)
HIV and sex work
 Years HIV positive 0.94 (0.85,1.03) 0.96 (0.83,1.11)
 Viral load (ref = undetectable) (n = 122) 1.08 (0.79,4.12) 1.90 (0.66,5.49)
Sexual and reproductive health
 Perception of pregnancy and HIV (ref = negative) 6.49*** (2.27,15.39) 3.72* (1.23,11.16)
 Pregnancy loss (ever) 0.37* (0.17,0.84) 0.67 (0.22,1.77)
 Perceived provider support for pregnancy and HIV (ref = little/no support) 1.26 (0.28,5.67) 1.09 (0.15,7.53)
 Perceived partner would be upset about pregnancy (ref = supportive) 0.12* (0.02,0.66) 0.13* (0.02,0.81)
  Don’t know 0.14* (0.03,0.58) 0.25 (0.04,1.37)
Stigma scale
 HIV-internalized 3.19* (1.5,6.78) 3.29* (1.21,8.94)
  1. * p-value< 0.05; ***p-value≤0.0001