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Table 2 Unadjusted percent and adjusted odds ratio predicting HIV risk behavior and HIV prevention resources uptakewith cohabitation status as the main predictor variable among female sex workers in India

From: Non-paying partnerships and its association with HIV risk behavior, program exposure and service utilization among female sex workers in India

Dependent variables Cohabitation status Cohabiting husband vs. no non-paying partner Cohabiting non-paying partner vs. no non-paying partner Non-cohabiting non-paying partner vs. no non-paying partner
No non-paying partner Cohabiting husband Cohabiting non-paying partner Non-cohabiting non-paying partner
N = 2874 N = 3792 N = 1066 N = 377 AOR (95% CI)1 AOR (95% CI)1 AOR (95% CI)1
HIV risk behaviors        
Inconsistent condom use with occasional clients2 10.1 11.6 12.3 7.0 1.2 (1.0-1.4) 1.2 (1.0-1.6) 0.7 (0.5-1.0)
Inconsistent condom use with regular clients3 11.6 13.2 12.4 14.9 1.1 (1.0-1.4) 1.0 (0.8-1.3) 1.4 (1.0-1.8)*
Inconsistent condom use with non-paying partner4** - 96.6 67.4 58.4    
Program exposure        
Contacted by a peer educator in past one month 52.2 57.8 60.0 66.8 1.1 (1.0-1.3)* 1.2 (1.0-1.4)* 1.7 (1.3-2.1)**
Participation in events/groups        
Member of a self help group 21.3 26.4 29.0 28.7 1.2 (1.1-1.4)* 1.3 (1.1-1.6)* 1.3 (1.1-1.6)*
Member of sex worker collective 34.7 41.9 46.8 39.4 1.2 (1.1-1.4)** 1.6 (1.4-1.9)** 1.1 (0.9-1.4)
Attended meetings organized by NGO 46.7 53.1 54.9 59.8 1.1 (1.0-1.3)* 1.2 (1.0-1.4) 1.5 (1.2-1.8)**
Service utilization        
Visited an STI clinic at least twice in last six months 46.5 51.8 54.5 60.8 1.1 (1.0-1.2) 1.1 (1.0-1.3) 1.6 (1.3-1.9)**
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.001.
  2. 1AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratio; CI: Confidence Interval.
  3. 2Computed among those had sex with occasional clients, N = 7788.
  4. 3Computed among those had sex with regular clients, N = 7053.
  5. 4Percentages representing those who reported having a non-paying partner, N = 5235.
  6. Multiple logistic regression models were adjusted for age, education, income other than sex work, financial debt, place of solicitation, residential status, alcohol consumption, experience of violence, age at sex work debut and client volume with having non-paying partner as the reference category.