Table 2

Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with condom breakage

Factor

Response categories

Adjusted odds ratio

95% confidence intervals

p value


District

Shimoga

Belgaum

Bellary

Bangalore

Ref

1.47

1.20

2.26

0.80-2.71

0.65-2.24

1.30-3.91

0.213

0.55

1 0.004


Number of clients in typical week

1-4

5-9

10-19

20+

Ref

0.84

1.18

1.37

0.50-1.41

0.70-1.97

0.77-2.43

0.50

4 0.54

1 0.273


Demographic factors


Age

20 and above

<20

Ref

3.43

1.89-6.23

<0.001


Marital status

Never married/married/devadasi Divorced/separated/widowed

Ref

1.52

1.10-2.10

0.012


Sex work and personal risk factors


Ever had anal sex

No

Yes

Ref

2.03

1.23-3.36

0.006


Main place of entertaining clients

Public places

Home

Rented room/lodge

Brothels

Ref

1.9

2.99

4.78

1.35-2.68

1.12-8.01

1.69-13.48

0.196

0.029

0.003


Drink alcohol

Never

Ever

Ref

1.63

1.16-2.28

0.005


Condom use


Always used condoms in the last 30 days

Yes

No

Ref

2.77

1.87-4.11

<0.001


Last time condom was put on by?

Client

Respondent

Ref

1.90

1.35-2.68

<0.001


Programme exposure


Ever seen a condom demonstration

Yes

No

Ref

2.37

1.65-3.40

<0.001


Bradley et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 6):S14   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S6-S14

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