Table 3

Predictors of early sexual initiation among youths (Crude & adjusted HR) in Gamo-Gofa, South West Ethiopia, 2012
Explanatory variables Age at sexual initiation Crude HR (95% CI) Adjusted HR (95% CI) P-value
Early initiation < 18 years(1) Late initiation >= 18 years(0)
Employed 0.016
Yes 72 66 1.00 1.00
No 93 60 1.161 (0.853, 1.579) 7.372 (1.455, 37.357)
Have comprehensive knowledge on HIV 0.002
Yes 80 73 1.00 1.00
No 85 53 1.256 8.247(2.121, 32.067)
Alcohol use 0.014
Yes 65 38 1.329(0.972, 1.817) 3.815(1.315, 11.070)
No 100 88 1.00 1.00
Khat use 0.004
Yes 42 29 1.082(0.762, 1.537) 7.241(1.871, 28.016)
No 122 96 1.00 1.00

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