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Table 2 Adjusted odds ratios (AOR) and 95% confidence intervals (95%CI) from logistic regression, pathogen co-infection, socio-demographic, sexual behaviour and sex-work related characteristics associated with HIV prevalence, clients of female sex workers, Karnataka, South Indiaa

From: Prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among clients of female sex workers in Karnataka, India: a cross-sectional study

   AOR 95%CI
Pathogen co-infection    
  HSV-2 10.42*** (6.13-17.71)
  Syphilis 2.49* (1.04-5.95)
  CT/NG 0.65 (0.12-3.47)
Duration   1.01 (0.99-1.03)
married    
  Not currently married Ref --
  Married 0.52* (0.31-0.89)
District    
  Belgaum Ref --
  Bagalkot 2.48** (1.35-4.56)
  Bellary 1.08 (0.45-2.58)
  Shimoga 0.55 (0.24-1.25)
  Bangalore 0.40** (0.18-0.87)
  Mysore 0.92 (0.42-2.01)
Occupation    
  Transport Worker Ref --
  Service 2.50** (1.26-4.94)
  Business 1.65 (0.78-3.48)
  Other 1.40 (0.79-2.46)
Place of solicitation    
  Public place Ref --
  Brothel 2.10 (0.97-4.56)
  Home 0.97 (0.60-1.55)
  Lodge 0.20 (0.03-1.29)
Number of FSWs (6 months)    
  1 Ref --
  2-4 0.99 (0.59-1.64)
  5+ 0.98 (0.54-1.77)
  1. aFSWs: Female sex workers; CT: Chlamydia; NG: Gonorrhea; HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus; HSV-2: Herpes simplex virus, type 2
  2. *p<.05; **p<.01; ***p<.0001