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Table 1 Participants’ Characteristics, and Univariate and Multivariable Analysis of Frequent FC Use in Three Chinese Cities, 2013, N = 312

From: Short-term acceptability of female condom use among low-fee female sex workers in China: a follow-up study

Variables Total
N (%)
0–2
N 1(%)
> 2
N2 (%)
Univariate analysis Multivariable analysis
OR(95%CI) p-value AOR(95%CI) p-value
Age group (years)      0.078   
 ≤35 115 (36.9) 77 (67.0) 38 (33.0) 1   
 > 35 197 (63.1) 112 (56.9) 85 (43.1) 1.5 (0.9–2.5)   
Marital status      0.204   
 Single/divorced/widow 78 (25.0) 52 (66.7) 26 (33.3) 1   
 Married/cohabiting 234 (75.0) 137 (58.5) 97 (41.5) 1.4 (0.8–2.4)   
Education      0.000   0.002
 Illiterate/ primary school 201 (64.4) 106 (52.7) 95 (47.3) 2.6 (1.6–4.4)   2.4 (1.4–7.2)  
 Secondary school and higher 111 (35.6) 83 (74.8) 28 (25.2) 1   1  
Household registration      0.036   
 Local 92 (29.5) 64 (69.6) 28 (30.4) 0.6 (0.3–0.9)   
 Non-local 220 (70.5) 125 (56.8) 95 (43.2) 1   
Duration of commercial sex work (years)      0.148   
 ≤2 173 (55.4) 111 (64.2) 62 (35.8) 1   
 > 2 139 (44.6) 78 (56.1) 61 (43.9) 1.4 (0.9–2.2)   
Price charged (RMB)      0.000   0.001
 ≤30 89 (28.5) 37 (41.6) 52 (58.4) 4.4 (2.4–8.1)   3.8 (1.9–7.6)  
 31–50 171 (35.6) 67 (60.4) 44 (39.6) 2.0 (1.2–3.7)   1.8 (1.0–3.3)  
 > 50 112 (35.9) 85 (75.9) 27 (24.1) 1   1  
Venues      0.012   
 Small beauty salons/massage rooms/guest houses 194 (62.2) 128 (66.0) 66 (34.0) 1   
 Self-rented room/“market day” building 118 (37.8) 61 (51.7) 57 (48.3) 1.8 (1.1–2.9)   
City      0.000   
 Liuzhou 119 (38.1) 95 (79.8) 24 (20.2) 1   
 Pingnan 100 (32.1) 40 (40.0) 60 (60.0) 5.9 (3.3–10.8)   
 Zhangjiajie 93 (29.8) 54 (58.1) 39 (41.9) 2.9 (1.6–5.3)   
Male condom use with new clients in the past montha      0.859   
 Every time 224 (71.8) 135 (60.3) 89 (39.7) 1.0 (0.6–1.7)   
 Not every time 88 (28.2) 54 (61.4) 34 (38.6) 1   
Male condom use with regular clients in the past montha      0.065   0.002
 Every time 187 (64.0) 104 (55.6) 83 (44.4) 1.6 (1.0–2.6)   2.4 (1.4–4.2)  
 Not every time 105 (36.0) 70 (66.7) 35 (33.3) 1   1  
  1. a The data were drawn from one-month follow-up questionnaire