Table 3

Factors associated with having multiple sexual partners in the previous 3 months

Variables

n/N*

(%)

Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)

P-Value


Females Reporting Male Partnerships

Age (Years)

< 20

12/46

(28.3)

1

20-29

22/82

(26.8)

0.93 (0.42-2.09)

0.86

30 & Above

1/28

(35.7)

0.09 (0.01-0.76)

0.03

Ethnicity

White

1/7

(14.3)

1

African American

25/134

(18.7)

1.73 (0.20-14.94)

0.62

Hispanic or Latino

3/12

(25.0)

4.29 (0.39 - 47.63)

0.24

Others

0/10

(0.00)

0.00 (0.00 - 0.00)

1.00

Marital status

Never been married

26/135

(19.3)

1

Married

0/11

(0.00)

0.00 (0.00-0.00)

1.00

Separated/Divorced/Widow

3/17

(17.6)

0.70 (0.18 - 2.45)

0.54

5 or more drinks of alcohol in last 30 days

0 days

21/120

(17.5)

1

1 or more days

8/37

(21.6)

2.00 (0.89 - 4.62)

0.09

Marijuana use in 30 days

0 times

22/131

(16.8)

1

1 or more times

6/27

(22.2)

1.80 (0.70-4.54)

0.22

Males reporting female partnerships

Age (Years)

0-19

4/11

(36.4)

1

20-29

12/25

(48.0)

1.62 (0.38 - 6.94)

0.52

30 & Above

2/7

(28.6)

0.70 (0.09 - 5.43)

0.73

Ethnicity

White

0/4

(0.00)

1

African American

11/42

(26.2)

0.4 (0.29-31.23)

3.00

Hispanic or Latino

1/5

(20.0)

0.9 (0.03-17.51)

0.75

Others

2/5

(40.0)

4.5 (0.25 - 80.57)

0.31

Marital status

Never been married

10/46

(21.7)

1

Married

1/4

(25.0)

1.3 (0.17 - 10.05)

0.80

Separated/Divorced/Widow

3/7

(48.9)

1.73 (0.35 - 8.64)

0.502

Age at sexual debut

< 19 years

10/48

(20.8)

1

> 19 years

1/4

(25.0)

0.429 (0.04-4.42)

0.48

5 or more drinks of alcohol in last 30 days

0 days

7/36

(19.4)

1

1 or more days

7/19

(36.8)

2.16 (0.66 - 6.69)

0.18

Marijuana use in last 30 days

0 times

8/37

(21.6)

1

1 or more times

5/17

(29.4)

1.85 (0.58 - 5.90)

0.30

Use of illegal drugs and alcohol in last 30 days

0 times

10/47

(21.3)

1

1 or more times

4/10

(40.0)

3.90 (0.71 - 21.46)

0.12

Males reporting male partnerships

Age (Years)

< 20

1/6

(16.7)

1

20-29

4/19

(21.1)

1.33 (0.12-14.90)

0.82

30 & Above

0/3

(0.00)

0.00 (0.00-0.00)

1.00

Ethnicity

White

1/5

(20.0)

1

African American

5/23

(21.7)

0.54 (0.70 - 3.98)

0.53

Hispanic or Latino

1/4

(25.0)

0.50 (0.29-8.95)2

2.64

Others

0/1

(0.00)

0.00 (0.00-0.00)

1.00

Marital status

Never been married

7/20

(23.3)

1

Married

0/1

(0.00)

0.00 (0.00 - 0.00)

1.00

Separated/Divorced/Widow

0/2

(0.00)

2.75 (0.15-49.36)

0.49

At least one drinks of alcohol in last 30 days

0 days

4/12

(33.3)

1

1 or more days

2/9

(22.2)

3.50 (0.60 - 20.41)

0.16

Marijuana use in last 30 days

0 times

3/24

(12.5)

1

1 or more times

3/7

(42.9)

17.50 (2.29-134.28)

0.01

Use of illegal drugs and alcohol in last 30 days

0 times

5/27

(18.5)

1

1 or more times

2/6

(33.3)

8.80 (1.25 - 62.19)

0.03

Females reporting female partnerships

Age (Years)

0-19

5/10

50.0

1

20-29

11/19

57.9

1.38 (0.30-6.40)

0.69

30 & Above

3/4

75.5

3.00 (0.23-39.61)

0.40

Ethnicity

White

1/2

50.0

1

African American

18/33

54.5

1.20 (0.07-20.85)

0.90

Hispanic or Latino

1/1

100.0

-

1.00

Others

-

-

-

Marital status

Never been married

18/30

60.0

1

Married

-

-

-

-

Separated/Divorced/Widow

2/5

40.0

0.44 (0.06-3.07)

0.41

At least one drinks of alcohol in last 30 days

0 days

8/16

50.0

1

1 or more days

12/20

60.0

1.50 (0.40-5.65)

0.55

5 or more drinks of alcohol in last 30 days

0 days

13/24

54.2

1

0.23

1 or more days

7/9

77.8

2.96 (0.51-17.29)

Marijuana use in 30 days

0 times

9/18

50.0

1

1 or more times

8/14

57.1

1.33 (0.33-5.43)

0.69

Cocaine use in 30 days

0 times

19/33

57.6

1

1 or more times

1/3

33.3

0.37 (0.03-4.48)

0.43

Use of illegal drugs and alcohol in last 30 days

0 times

14/26

53.8

1

1 or more times

6/10

60.0

1.29 (0.29-5.66)

0.74


* n is the number of respondents reporting multiple partnerships

N is the number of respondents with the listed characteristic. N varies based on the number of responses.

Adefuye et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:281   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-281

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