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Table 3 Association of socio-demographic and behavioural variables with HIV, 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 Being HIV positive
(N = 1,600) Number (%) Odds ratio (95% CI)
Age (years) 18-24 676 99 (14.6) 1.0
25-34 673 146 (21.7) 1.2 (0.8-1.7)
>34 251 59 (23.5) 1.3 (0.8-2.2)
Education Illiterate 288 63 (21.9) 1.4 (1.0-1.9)
Literate 1,312 241 (18.4) 1.0
Marital status with female Ever married 585 117 (20.0) 1.0
Never married 1,015 187 (18.4) 1.7 (1.2-2.4)
Ever received cash or kind for sex No 878 148 (16.9) 1.0
Yes 722 156 (21.6) 1.1 (0.8-1.4)
Paid to have anal intercourse with a male or hijra ever No 1,262 262 (20.8) 1.4 (0.9-2.1)
Yes 328 42 (12.8) 1.0
Circumcision No 1,471 283 (19.2) 1.3 (0.8-2.2)
Yes 129 21 (16.3) 1.0
Duration of sex with male (years) <=6 566 62 (11.0) 1.0
> 6 1,034 242 (23.4) 2.6 (1.8-3.9)
Received condoms from the peers or outreach workers of the NGO/programme None 426 52 (12.2) 1.0
Avahan 843 152 (18.0) 1.2 (0.7-2.1)
Non-Avahan 331 100 (30.2) 2.1 (1.2-3.9)
Membership in MSM community-based organization No 551 75 (13.6) 1.0
Yes 1,040 229 (22.0) 1.2 (0.7-1.9)
Inconsistent condom use with regular male partner over the past one month No 699 103 (14.7) 1.0
Yes 223 51 (22.9) 1.8 (1.2-2.7)
No regular partner 678 150 (22.1) 2.3 (1.6-3.1)