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Table 3 Multivariate associations (adjusted odds ratio [OR adjusted ], 95% confidence intervals [CI]) between the use of alcohol over the past 12 months with risky sexual behavior in a sex-stratified sample of Ugandan university students with sexual experience

From: Patterns of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behavior: a cross-sectional study among Ugandan university students

Characteristics Multiple sexual partnerships Inconsistent condom use with new partner
  All Females Males All Females Males
Abstainers 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
Seldom users of alcohol 1.48 (1.10–2.01) 1.50 (.89–2.54) 1.33 (.92–1.95) .80 (.60–1.07) .83 (.54–1.30) .85 (.58–1.25)
Frequent users of alcohol 4.16 (2.71–6.40) 4.08 (1.77–9.41) 3.55 (2.12–5.96) 1.11 (.74–1.67) 1.31 (.60–2.86) 1.24 (.75–2.04)
Older (> 22 years) .68 (.51–.90) .65 (.40–1.08) .77 (.54–1.10) 1.25 (.96–1.64) 1.12 (.74–1.72) 1.21 (.85–1.72)
Rural residence while growing up .80 (.60–1.07) .74 (.44–1.24) .78 (.55–1.11) 1.81 (1.39–2.37) 1.79 (1.16–2.73) 1.96 (1.38–2.8)
Minor role of religion while growing up 1.31 (.98–1.74) 1.14 (.69–1.92) 1.29 (.90–1.82) 1.04 (.80–1.37) .90 (.57–1.40) 1.25 (.89–1.78)
  1. The bold font indicates statistical significance at p<.05.