Table 4

Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors associated with HIV and HSV-2 seropositivity among MSWs
HIV status HSV-2 status
Correlates Bivariable Multivariable Bivariable Multivariable
Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
Hyderabad city (ref Mumbai) 8.69** 3.61-20.92 7.32** 3.01-17.79 6.23** 3.30-11.79 4.00** 1.88-8.54
Illiterates 1.92* 1.13-3.24 1.93* 1.11-3.35
Self-reported receptors – kothis 1.55 0.97-2.48 1.38 0.87-2.18
Marital status (currently married) 1.59 0.99-2.55 2.42** 1.46-4.01
Had sex with women in past 3 months 1.38 0.88-2.16 1.79* 1.13-2.84
Consume alcohol/drugs 1.83* 1.08-3.08 1.96* 1.19-3.22
Duration in sex work 1.08** 1.04-1.13 1.08* 1.03-1.13 1.17** 1.10-1.24 1.19** 1.11-1.27
Syphilis serology (RPR + TPHA) 5.18** 1.84-14.63 3.83* 1.36-10.79 2.37 0.93-6.07
HSV-2 status 13.65** 7.50-24.88 12.92** 7.00-23.84
HIV status 13.65** 7.50-24.88 10.70** 5.63-20.33

*p < 0.05 & p > 0.001; **p ≤ 0.001.

Narayanan et al.

Narayanan et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1059   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1059

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