Table 4

Multivariate Analysis: Exposure to intervention and sex with paid female partners, IBBA Round-2 on National Highways

Sex with paid female partners

Exposure to HIV prevention program


Less intensive exposure vs. No exposure

Intensive exposure vs. No exposure


Adjusted RRR

[95% CI]

Adjusted RRR

[95% CI]


Had sex with PFP in last 12 months

No (Reference category)

Yes

1.0

2.5 [1.9 – 3.5]

1.0

3.8 [2.8 – 4.9]

Route Categories

North-East (Reference category)

North-South

North-West

South-East

1.00

1.2 [0.9 – 1.6]

1.2 [0.8 – 1.8]

0.9 [0.6 – 1.1]

1.00

2.1 [1.6 – 2.7]

1.9 [1.3 – 2.7]

0.2 [0.2 – 0.5]

Current age (years) a

1.0 [0.9 – 1.1]

0.9 [0.9 – 1.0]

Literacy

Illiterate (Reference category)

Literate

1.0

1.4 [0.9 -2.1]

1.0

2.6 [1.5 - 4.6]

Marital status

Not currently married (Reference category)

Currently married

1.0

1.5 [1.1 -1.9]

1.0

2.5 [1.6 -2.9]

Duration of working as truck driver (years) a

1.0 [0.9 – 1.1]

1.1 [0.9 – 1.2]

Number of round trips a, b

0.9 [0.8 – 1.2]

1.0 [0.9 – 1.1]

Ownership of truck

Respondent (Reference category)

Other

1.0

0.8 [0.6 -1.3]

1.0

0.5 [0.3 -1.0]


RRR: Relative Risk Ratio; PFP: Paid female partner; NPFP: Non-paid female partner; 95% CI: 95% Confidence Interval

The analysis was done using combined data from all four routes. Adjusted RRR were estimated using multivariate multinomial logistic regression models.

a Entered as continuous variable in the multivariate multinomial logistic regression models.

b Between main cities of operation in past six months

Pandey et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 6):S15   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S6-S15

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