Table 5

Association between individual alcohol consumption indicators and risky sexual behaviour among service providers in 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 (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 0.46(0.09-2.45) 0.54(0.06-4.92) 0.58(0.06-5.27) 0.25(0.03-1.97)
2-4 times a month 9.80(2.21-43.59)** 3.61(0.89-14.62) 0.84(0.15-4.62) 0.43(0.05-3.85)
2+ times a week 5.68(2.21-4.62)*** 6.35(2.44-16.54)*** 1.18(0.35-3.93) 1.05(0.27-4.03)
AUDIT scorea(base=1-7)
  8-15 1.96(0.75-5.09) 0.91(0.31-2.70) 1.49(0.37-6.02) 0.60(0.18-2.03)
  16+ 8.48(2.30-31.26)** 8.65(2.62-28.57)*** 1.90(0.45-7.99) 2.85(0.90-9.02)
Got drunk in past 30 days - (Base=No)
  Yes 4.34(1.88-10.10)** 4.39(1.92-10.01)*** 0.48(0.15-1.51) 2.30(0.94-5.60)
Length of time of drinking in hours - (Base 0–2)
  3-4 4.00(0.74-21.61) 2.42(0.52-11.17) 0.72(0.07-7.44) 2.68(0.41-17.50)
  5+ 6.04(1.40-25.98)* 5.78(1.50-22.24)* 1.16(0.14-9.39) 4.30(0.88-21.08)
Days of drinking (base=Weekends only)
  Any day 2.50(0.82-7.63) 6.39(1.60-25-52) 0.23(0.02-2.12) 1.36(0.33-5.70)
Time for start of drinking (specific time)
  Anytime 1.16(0.39-3.49) 6.54(1.94-22.01)** 0.21(0.03-1.49) 2.99(0.83-10.81)

aThe 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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