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Table 2 Multivariate comparison of male and female students' alcohol consumption and sexual activity; male predictive factors

From: Gender differences in alcohol-related non-consensual sex; cross-sectional analysis of a student population

Variable Category Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval) Wald P
Relevance of other person flirting with you when deciding whether they will agree to have sex with you Irrelevant Reference 10.24 0.006
  Undecided 1.89 (1.15 - 3.11) 6.28 0.012
  Relevant 1.83 (1.24 - 2.71) 9.28 0.002
Relevance of the other person removing some of their clothes when deciding whether they will agree to have sex with you Irrelevant Reference 9.15 0.010
  Undecided 0.82 (0.27 - 2.47) 0.13 0.718
  Relevant 2.29 (0.91 - 5.72) 3.13 0.077
Relevance of the other person removing some of your clothes when deciding whether they will agree to have sex with you Irrelevant Reference 5.44 0.066
  Undecided 3.42 (1.10 - 10.62) 4.52 0.033
  Relevant 3.04 (1.15 - 8.00) 5.07 0.024
Consent is about agreeing to sex through choice No Reference 8.09 0.018
  Unsure 0.32 (0.11 - 0.90) 4.68 0.030
  Yes 0.30 (0.13 - 0.69) 8.09 0.004
Consent is about having the freedom to choose to have sex No Reference 8.60 0.014
  Unsure 1.44 (0.80 - 2.60) 1.48 0.224
  Yes 0.78 (0.48 - 1.26) 1.06 0.304
Consent needs to be verbally agreed No Reference 6.44 0.040
  Unsure 0.71 (0.45 - 1.10) 2.35 0.125
  Yes 0.63 (0.44 - 0.90) 6.32 0.012
Being drunk affects one's capacity to consent to sex Disagree Reference 9.83 0.007
  Undecided 0.47 (0.19 - 1.13) 2.87 0.090
  Agree 0.53 (0.35 - 0.79) 9.48 0.002
Person A is moderately drunk; person B is severely drunk and too drunk to give consent. They have sex. Next day B states rape has occurred. Should A be held responsible for rape? Disagree Reference 10.18 0.006
  Undecided 0.50 (0.32 - 0.79) 9.15 0.002
  Agree 0.70 (0.48 - 1.02) 3.43 0.064
A significant number of rapes reported to the police are false allegations Disagree Reference 8.61 0.014
  Undecided 1.38 (0.89 - 2.14) 2.04 0.153
  Agree 1.75 (1.20 - 2.54) 8.61 0.003
Being drunk when having sex increases the likelihood of a false rape allegation Disagree Reference 7.30 0.026
  Undecided 0.77 (0.29 - 2.02) 0.28 0.597
  Agree 1.79 (0.99 - 3.24) 3.71 0.054
  1. All the variables in Table 1 were entered into the model; only variables (or variable strata) significantly related to the dependent variable are retained in the logistic regression model. N = 994. Hosmer and Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test: X 2 = 4.74, P = 0.79.