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Table 3 Associations between ≥ 2 new female sexual partners in the past 6 months and selected socio-demographic, lifestyle and sexual behaviour variables among sexually active men stratified by age (n = 21,494)

From: Sexual risk taking behaviour: prevalence and associated factors. A population-based study of 22 000 Danish men

  ≥ 2 new female sexual partners in the past 6 months
  All ages 18-25 years 26-35 years 36-45 years
  ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI)
Age at enrolment (years)         
Linear (per year) 0.99 (0.98-0.99) 1.05 (1.02-1.10) 0.97 (0.94-1.00) 0.98 (0.95-1.02)
Marital status         
Married or cohabiting 1   1   1   1  
Single 20.34 (17.44-23.72) 11.89 (8.79-16.09) 23.20 (18.21-29.57) 26.73 (20.59-34.70)
Educational level         
≤ 9 years 1   1   1   1  
10-11 years 1.14 (0.98-1.33) 1.07 (0.84-1.36) 1.08 (0.79-1.46) 1.22 (0.91-1.63)
≥ 12 years 0.99 (0.84-1.16) 0.85 (0.67-1.07) 0.94 (0.68-1.29) 1.28 (0.93-1.76)
Area of residence         
Capital area 1.44 (1.25-1.66) 1.41 (1.11-1.79) 1.04 (0.83-1.32) 1.65 (1.23-2.21)
Capital suburbs 1.09 (0.91-1.30) 1.14 (0.89-1.47) 0.86 (0.59-1.25) 1.25 (0.89-1.77)
Large provincial cities 1.16 (1.00-1.33) 1.18 (0.96-1.45) 0.95 (0.74-1.22) 1.06 (0.76-1.49)
Rural areas 1   1   1   1  
Smoking         
Never 1   1   1   1  
Former 0.91 (0.76-1.09) 1.19 (0.87-1.61) 0.80 (0.59-1.10) 0.72 (0.52-0.99)
Current 1.21 (1.08-1.36) 1.40 (1.18-1.65) 1.11 (0.91-1.36) 0.92 (0.72-1.16)
Alcohol consumption         
Never binge drinking 1   1   1   1  
Never drinking 0.81 (0.41-1.60) 0.92 (0.38-2.25) 0.25 (0.03-1.97) 0.79 (0.18-3.61)
Binge drinking < 1/month 1.06 (0.83-1.37) 0.76 (0.47-1.24) 1.19 (0.75-1.90) 1.21 (0.81-1.79)
Binge drinking 1-3/month 2.12 (1.67-2.69) 1.48 (0.96-2.27) 2.63 (1.69-4.11) 2.49 (1.69-3.68)
Binge drinking ≥ 4/month 3.23 (2.52-4.14) 2.57 (1.67-3.96) 4.65 (2.90-7.45) 2.46 (1.58-3.82)
Age at first intercourse with a female partner (years)         
≥ 15 1   1   1   1  
≤ 14 2.25 (1.96-2.58) 2.35 (1.91-2.88) 1.99 (1.53-2.60) 2.46 (1.86-3.26)
  1. All ORs are mutually adjusted for all variables in the table and for age as a continuous variable