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Table 5 Independent correlates of anal sex among 3543 high school students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2009

From: Oral and anal sex practices among high school youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sources of effect Number (%)
Practicing anal sex
Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted
OR (95% CI)
Age    
   15-16 53(34.4) 1.8(1.3, 2.5) 1.7(1.3-, 3.1)
   17 and above 101(65.6) Reference Reference
Sex    
   Female 114(74.0) 3.03(1.2, 5.8) 2.9(1.6-, 4.7)
   Male 40(26.0) Reference Reference
Attitude    
   Positive feeling 69(44.8) 6.1(3.4, 10.7) 6.2(3.8-, 12. 4)
   Negative feeling 85(55.2) Reference Reference
College Aspiration    
   Low 106(68.8) 4.4(2.2, 8.6) 4.2(2.8-, 8.1)
   High 48(31.2) Reference Reference
Self esteem    
   Low 87(56.5) 1.5(1.1, 2.9) 1.6(1.2-, 3.1)
   High 67(43.5) Reference Reference
Living arrangement    
   Both parents 57(37.0) 0.5(0.1, 0.8) 0.4(0.2-, 0.9)
   Other living arrangements 97(63.0) Reference Reference
Maternal education    
   Illiterate 121(78.6) 11.7(5.3, 18.9) 11.6(7.8-, 19.6)
   Literate 33(21.4) Reference Reference
Paternal education    
   Illiterate 93(60.4) 8.6(4.8, 12.1) 7.8(5.3-, 14.9)
   Literate 61(39.6) Reference Reference
Perception of peer oral sexual activity    
   Yes 105(68.2) 9.6(4.8, 13.2) 9.7(5.4-, 17.7)
   No 49(31.8) Reference Reference