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Table 3 Factors associated with knowledge of partners serostatus among last three sex partnerships, past three months

From: A cross-sectional study of knowledge of sex partner serostatus among high-risk Peruvian men who have sex with men and transgender women: implications for HIV prevention

  OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age   
  <25 Ref Ref
  ≥ 25 1.02 (0.72-1.44) 0.90 (0.60-1.36)
Education level   
  ≤ Secondary Ref Ref
  Superior/Technical 1.34 (0.96-1.88) 1.15 (0.76-1.75)
Sexual identity   
  Heterosexual Ref Ref
  Bisexual 0.64 (0.28-1.42) 0.49 (0.17-1.35)
  Homosexual 0.77 (0.34-1.78) 0.65 (0.23-1.83)
  Transgendered 0.53 (0.22-1.30) 0.34 (0.11-1.03)
Number of male partners   
  1 Ref Ref
  2-4 0.49 (0.28-0.84)* 0.68 (0.35-1.32)
  5-9 0.57 (0.33-0.98)* 1.12 (0.58-2.17)
  10 or more 0.42 (0.25-0.72)* 1.04 (0.55-1.95)
Type of partnership   
  Stable Ref Ref
  Casual 0.21 (0.15-0.30)* 0.27 (0.17-0.42)*
  Commercial sex client or worker 0.19 (0.08-0.44)* 0.31 (0.11-0.88)*
Length of partnership   
  Single contact Ref Ref
  Less than 3 months 2.26 (1.50-3.40)* 2.20 (1.39-3.51)*
  3 months to less than 1 year 3.01 (1.94-4.66)* 3.00 (1.80-5.01)*
  ≥ 1 year 5.52 (3.53-8.61)* 4.13 (2.40-7.10)*
Alcohol use during last sexual encounter   
  No Ref Ref
  Yes 0.81 (0.57-1.16) 1.34 (0.87-2.09)
  1. * statistically significant based on 95% confidence interval that does not include 1.