Table 3

Relationship between each selected alcohol consumption indicator and each risky sexual behaviour among fishermen in a multivariate logistic regression
Alcohol consumption patterns Risky sexual behaviour
Had more than 1 sexual partners in past 12 months OR(95%CI) Had transactional sex in past 12 months- OR(95%CI) Never used/inconsistently used condom in non-spousal relationship OR(95%CI) Had sex with non-regular partner at last sex OR(95%CI)
Taken alcohol in past 12 months (base=Never)
Once a month 3.44(0.72-16.31) 4.76 (0.66-34.11) 0.85(0.07-10.86) 4.42(0.91-21.57)
2-4 times a month 1.22(0.29-5.14) 1.64(0.30-9.16) 4.07(0.50-33.07) 3.69(0.94-14.45)
2+ times a week 3.06(1.00-9.36)* 7.88 (2.05-30.24)** 0.33(0.07-1.58) 2.21(0.31-15.77)
AUDIT Scorea(base=1-7)
  8-15 1.04 (0.36-3.00) 5.14(1.54-17.14)** 0.05(0.00-0.67) 1.30(0.36-4.66)
  16+ 11.88 (3.00-47.04)** 9.04(2.52-32.50)** 1.60(0.21-12.21) 8.24(2.39-28.37)**
Got drunk in past 30 days - (Base=No)
  Yes 2.10 (0.88-5.01) 4.74(1.62-13.93** 1.05 (0.22-5.02) 2.95(1.01-8.66)*
Length of time of drinking (Base 0–2)
  3-4 hours 0.37(0.08-1.71) 2.40 (0.50-11.62) 0.06 (0.00-1.58) 4.74(0.35-63.84)
  5+ hours 0.78 (0.15-4.22) 11.78(2.01-68.89)* 0.06 (0.00-1.62) ---
Days of drinking (base=Weekends only)
  Any day 2.27 (0.64-8.11) 5.56 (1.41-21.95)* 0.92(0.18-4.76) 4.30(0.84-22.12)
Time for start of drinking (specific time)
  Anytime 1.99(0.63-6.25) 3.81 (1.30-11.18)* 0.27(0.05-1.59) 3.96(1.05-14.94)*

aThe AUDIT score is based on 9 of 10 questions. *=p<0.05 **= p<0.01 ***= p<0.001 than 5 in some cells.

Tumwesigye et al.

Tumwesigye et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1069   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1069

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