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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratios for current perception of high risk of acquiring HIV among mobile FSWs in Southern India

From: Relationship between reported prior condom use and current self-perceived risk of acquiring HIV among mobile female sex workers in southern India

Characteristics Model I Model II Model III Model IV
  Adjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Condom use in past one week with occasional clients     
Consistent   1   1
Inconsistent   2.85 (2.31 -3.51)   2.07 (1.65 -2.60)
No client   0.84 (0.41 -1.71)   0.95 (0.45 -1.97)
Condom use in past one week with regular clients     
Consistent   1   1
Inconsistent   1.16 (0.95 -1.42)   0.99 (0.79 -1.22)
No client   0.92 (0.66 - 1.27)   0.91 (0.64 -1.29)
Condom use in past one week with non paying partners     
Consistent   1   1
Inconsistent   0.56 (0.43 -0.72)   0.65 (0.49 -0.86)
No partner   0.32 (0.26 -0.38)   0.52 (0.42 -0.64)
STI symptoms in last six months & use of condom     
No STI symptom    1 1
No sex during STI symptom    2.68 (2.31 -3.11) 2.36 (2.02 -2.75)
Continued sex during STI symptom    6.76 (5.56 - 8.23) 5.70 (4.66 - 6.98)
Used alcohol prior to sex     
No    1 1
Yes    2.36 (2.04 – 2.71) 2.20 (1.90 – 2.54)
Reason for entering in to sex work     
Choice/tradition    1 1
Economic/force    1.39 (1.12 -1.72) 1.39 (1.12 -1.72)
Sex work     
Full time    1 1
Part time    1.51 (1.31 -1.75) 1.37 (1.18 -1.59)
State     
Tamil Nadu 1 1 1 1
Andhra Pradesh 2.84 (1.43 - 5.66) 2.97 (1.50 -5.89) 1.91 (0.89 - 4.10) 2.16 (1.02 - 4.60)
Karnataka 1.98 (0.99 - 3.93) 1.30 (0.65 - 2.60) 1.59 (0.73 - 3.44) 1.28 (0.59 - 2.78)
Maharashtra 0.37 (0.19 - 0.71) 0.48 (0.25 - 0.93) 0.38 (0.18 - 0.79) 0.45 (0.22 - 0.93)
Random component     
District (SD) 0.54 (0.38 - 0.75) 0.54 (0.38 - 0.74) 0.59 (0.42 - 0.83) 0.58 (0.42 - 0.81)
Regression statistics     
Log likelihood -3288.778 -3128.85 -2896.539 -2854.597
Districts 22 22 22 22
N 5413 5413 5413 5413
  1. Note:
  2. 1. The estimated standard deviation (SD) of the district variable without the state variable was 0.99.
  3. 2. Experience of sexual violence, living arrangements, currently in debt, degree of mobility, age, education, and marital status were also included as covariates in Models II and IV. Adjusted odds ratios for these covariates (except age) were not significant at 5% level of significance.