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Table 3 Cox regression indicating factors associated with age at first sexual initiation among youths (Crude & adjusted hazard ration) in Gamo Gofa, South West Ethiopia, 2012

From: Factors associated with age at first sexual initiation among youths in Gamo Gofa, South West Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Explanatory variables Crude HR (95% CI) Adjusted HR (95% CI) P-value
Employed    
Yes 1.00 1.00 0.02
No 1.2 (0.85, 1.6) 7.4 (1.5, 37.4)  
Have comprehensive knowledge on HIV    
Yes 1.00 1.00 0.01
No 1.3 (0.91, 1.4) 8.3 (2.1, 32.1)  
Alcohol use    
Yes 1.3 (0.97, 1.8) 3.8 (1.3, 11.1) 0.01
No 1.00 1.00  
Khat use    
Yes 1.1 (0.76, 1.5) 7.2 (1.9, 28.0) 0.01
No 1.00 1.00  
Exposed to pornography    
Yes 1.2 (0.95, 1.5) 1.9 (1.0, 3.3) 0.09
No 1.00 1.00