Table 4

Relationship between each selected alcohol consumption indicator and each risky sexual behaviour among traders in a multivariate logistic regression
Alcohol consumption patterns Risky sexual behaviour
Had more than 1 sexual partner 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 5.53(1.83-16.67)** 2.91 (0.81-10.43) 0.36(0.00-50.39) 0.05(0.00-1.39)
2-4 times a month 9.01(2.22-36.49)** 1.70(0.38-7.64) 0.10(0.00-2.18) 0.38(0.03-4.49)
2+ times a week 4.79(1.48-15.50)** 8.35(2.20-31.68)** 0.76(0.03-22.82) 3.12(0.65-14.91)
AUDIT Scorea(base=1-7)
8-15 12.71(3.63-44.43)*** 7.77(2.98-20.30)*** 0.66(0.04-9.79) 2.12(0.62-7.18)
16+ 8.00(1.54-44.51)* 10.31(2.69-39.50)** 0.43(0.02-11.79) 13.39(2.70-66.47)**
Got drunk in past 30 days - (Base=No)
Yes 18.22(6.24-53.24)*** 11.45(4.56-28.73)*** 1.33(0.08-21.42) 5.12(1.23-21.16)*
Length of time of drinking (Base 0–2)
3-4 hours 4.88(0.97-24.65) 2.58(0.67-9.86) 1.87(0.27-13.03) 1.27(0.24-6.46)
5+ hours 3.40(0.46-25.01) 8.07(1.97-33.00)** 2.85(0.20-41.06) 3.47(0.66-18.19)
Days of drinking (base=Weekends only)
Any day 3.13(1.12-8.75)* 1.19(0.41-3.45) 0.29(0.05-1.79) 0.76(0.20-2.91)
Time for start of drinking (specific time)
Anytime 2.28(0.45-10.93) 6.93(1.40-34.30)* 0.52(0.08-3.54) 1.93(0.47-7.88)

tThe AUDIT score is based on 9 of 10 questions. *=p<0.05 **= p<0.01 ***= p<0.001.

Tumwesigye et al.

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

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