Table 4

Factors associated with HIV infection among youths (Crude & adjusted OR) in Gamo-Gofa, South West Ethiopia, 2012
Explanatory variable HIV sero-status Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value
HIV positive HIV negative
Age 0.012
15–19 13 98 1.00 1.00
20–24 91 203 3.379(1.801, 6.340) 2.892(1.266, 6.607)
Sex 0.032
Male 39 147 1.00 1.00
Female 65 154 1.591(1.008, 2.512) 2.013(1.061, 3.822)
Education level 0.002
No Education 30 29 4.589(2.548, 8.265) 3.193(1.523, 6.695)
Primary education 19 28 3.010(1.569, 5.777) 3.160 (1.351, 7.388)
Secondary & above 55 244 1.00 1.00
Marital status 0.002
Never married 43 233 1.00 1.00
Married/living together 42 57 3.993(2.387, 6.679) 2.544(1.278, 5.065)
Divorced/separated/ widowed 19 11 9.359(4.161, 21.054) 5.303(1.922, 14.634)
Alcohol use <0.001
Yes 50 53 2.736(1.655, 4.523) 5.883(3.034, 11.408)
No 50 145 1.00 1.00

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