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Table 2 Association of socio-demographic and behavioural variables with inconsistent condom use by MSM over the past one month with their regular male and female sex partners, using multiple logistic regression

From: Patterns of condom use by men who have sex with men before and after the Avahan intervention in Andhra Pradesh state of India

Variable Categories Total* (N = 926) Inconsistent condom use with regular male partner Total† (N = 706) Inconsistent condom use with regular female partner
  Number (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)   Number (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)
Age (years) 18-24 402 96 (23.9) 1.0 147 62 (42.28) 1.0
25-34 388 99 (25.5) 1.9 (1.2 -3.1) 356 337 (94.7) 4.8 (1.3-17.2)
>34 133 29 (21.8) 1.7 (0.8 -3.4) 200 194 (97.0) 2.0 (0.4-9.6)
Education Illiterate 161 37 (23.0) 1.1 (0.7 -1.7) 137 133 (97.1) 4.7 (1.2-18.0)
Literate 762 187 (24.5) 1.0 568 461 (81.2) 1.0
Marital status with female Ever married 281 71 (25.3) 1.3 (0.8-2.1) 568 556 (97.9) 51.6 (18.4-144.5)
Never married 641 152 (23.7) 1.0 136 37 (27.2) 1.0
Ever received cash or kind for sex No 453 134 (29.6) 2.4 (1.6-3.5) 443 404 (91.2) 5.0 (2.3-11.1)
Yes 469 89 (19.0) 1.0 261 190 (72.8) 1.0
Paid to have anal intercourse with a male or hijra ever No 748 196 (26.2) 1.4 (0.9-2.4) 577 506 (87.7) 1.5 (0.7-3.3)
Yes 173 27 (15.6) 1.0 128 88 (68.8) 1.0
Circumcision No 844 195 (23.1) 1.0 628 524 (83.4) 1.3 (0.3-5.0)
Yes 78 28 (5.9) 1.5 (0.9-2.7) 77 70 (90.9) 1.0
Duration of sex with male (years) <=6 292 90 (30.8) 2.2 (1.3-3.6) 148 73 (49.3) 1.0
> 6 630 133 (21.1) 1.0 556 521 (93.7) 1.5 (0.4-5.4)
Received condoms from the peers or outreach workers of the NGO/programme in past 1 year None 146 65 (44.5) 1.0 180 122 (66.7) 1.0
Avahan 551 72 (13.1) 0.3 (0.1-0.5) 424 380 (89.6) 0.5 (0.2-1.1)
Non-Avahan 216 85 (39.4) 1.8 (0.9-3.6) 97 92 (94.8) 1.2 (0.3-5.3)
Membership in MSM community-based organization No 229 84 (36.7) 1.3 (0.7-2.4) 243 160 (65.8) 1.0
Yes 689 139 (20.2) 1.0 459 432 (94.1) 3.8 (1.5-9.6)
  1. *MSM who had regular male partner and had anal sex with him.
  2. †MSM who have regular female partner and had sex with her.