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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics, and factors associated with Mycoplasma genitalium infection among female sex workers in Guangxi, China

From: Risk factors for Mycoplasma genitalium infection among female sex workers: a cross-sectional study in two cities in southwest China

Variables Female sex workers MG infection OR1 (95% CI2) AOR3(95% CI2)
  Number (%) Number (%)   
Age (year)    p = 0.38  
 ≤20 152(18.8) 24(15.8) 1.63 (0.87-3.06)  
 21-25 276(34.1) 35(12.7) 1.27 (0.71-2.25)  
 26-30 177(21.9) 27(15.3) 1.57 (0.85-2.89)  
 ≥ 31 204(25.2) 21(10.3) 1  
Ethnicity    p = 0.1  
 Han 652(80.6) 80(12.3) 1  
 Ethnic minorities 157(19.4) 27(17.2) 1.48 (0.92-2.39)  
Education    p = 0.028 p = 0.02
 Junior high school or below 682(84.1) 98(14.4) 2.22 (1.09-4.52) 2.36 (1.15-4.87)
 Senior high school or above 128(15.8) 9(7.0) 1 1
Marital status    p < 0.001 p < 0.001
 Currently married 317(39.1) 28(8.8) 1 1
 Single 465(57.4) 78(16.8) 2.08 (1.32-3.29) 2.27 (1.42-3.62)
 Divorce 28 (3.5) 1(3.6) 0.38 (0.05-2.92) 0.37 (0.05-2.87)
Cohabiting status    p = 0.012  
 Living with spouse 134(16.6) 7(5.2) 1  
 Living alone 321(39.7) 43(13.4) 2.81 (1.23-6.41)  
 Living with others 354 (43.6) 56(15.8) 3.41 (1.51-7.69)  
Residential status    p = 0.005 p = 0.002
 Local residents 336(41.6) 31(9.2) 1 1
 Not local 472(58.4) 76(16.1) 1.89 (1.21-2.94) 2.03 (1.29-3.20)
City of recruitment    p = 0.37  
 Wuzhou 406(50.2) 58(14.3) 1.20 (0.80-1.81)  
 Hezhou 404(49.8) 49(12.1) 1  
Receiving health care in the past year    p = 0.63  
 Yes 598(73.8) 77(12.9) 1  
 No 212(26.2) 30(14.2) 0.90 (0.57-1.41)  
Presenting STI symptoms in the past year    p = 0.03 p = 0.02
 Yes 465(57.4) 51(11.0) 1 1
 No 345(42.6) 56(16.2) 1.57 (1.05-2.37) 1.66 (1.09-2.52)
Condom use during last transaction    p = 0.34  
 No 119(14.7) 14(11.8) 1  
 Yes 665(82.1) 92(13.8) 1.20 (0.67-2.19)  
Declined to answer 26(3.2) 1(3.8) 0.3 0 (0.04-2.39)  
Condom use frequency with clients in the past month    p = 0.313  
 Never 43(5.3) 5(11.6) 1  
 Every time 483(59.6) 62(12.8) 1.12 (0.42-2.95)  
 Sometimes 252(31.1) 39(15.5) 1.39 (0.52-3.76)  
 Declined to answer 32(4.0) 1(3.1) 0.25 (0.03-2.21)  
Drug use in the past year    p = 0.062  
 No 712(87.8.) 88(12.4) 1  
 Yes 99(12.2) 19(19.2) 1.68 (0.97-2.91)  
  1. 1Odds Ratio.
  2. 295% confidence interval.
  3. 3 Adjusted Odds Ratio.