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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for the factors associated with high prevalence of HIV among HSWs in Larkana comparing with HSWs in other cities

From: Comparing risk factors of HIV among hijra sex workers in Larkana and other cities of Pakistan: an analytical cross sectional study

Variable OR CI
Living with   
· Others 1
· Alone 0.535 0.113–2.535
· Family or relatives 7.452 1.153–48.17
· Friends 1.733 0.321–9.363
Knowledge about possible ways of HI   
V Prevention   
Refraining from Sex   
➢ Yes 1
➢ No 11.93 3.4–41.08
Use of clean syringe   
➢ Yes 1
➢ No 2.99 1.031–8.673
Alcohol Use during intercourse   
➢ No 1
➢ Yes 6.366 2.77–17.797