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Table 6 Odds from Logistic Regression Models of Reproductive Health Knowledge, Sexual Activity and Sexual Coercion by Selected Socio-demographic Variables

From: Sexual behavior and experience of sexual coercion among secondary school students in three states in North Eastern Nigeria

Explanatory Variables Ever had sex C I Experience of sexual coercion CI Knowledge of SRH CI
State:    
   Bauchi 1.60 (0.59–3.12) 2.26**(1.63–5.63) 0.55 (0.18–1.68)
   Borno 1.37 (0.51–2.89) 5.66**(3.33–9.90) ** 0.14** (0.02–.53) **
   Gombe (RC)    
Type of School:    
   Boys only 0.67 (0.32–1.16) 0.76 (.44–1.23) 0.89 (0.33–2.26)
   Girls only 0.24* (0.03–0.92) 1.82 (1.00–4.20) 0.91 (0.20–4.10)
   Co-educational (RC)    
Location of school:    
   Urban 2.80** (1.42–7.45) 1.06 (0.65–2.20) 0.96 (0.32–3.98)
   Semi-urban 1.54 (0.59–3.17) * 1.29 (0.73–2.52) 1.56 (0.72–4.28)
   Rural (RC)    
Sex:    
   Male 5.01** (2.44–10.24) 1.97**(1.10–2.82) 0.34** (0.16–.74)
   Female (RC)    
Age 1.02 (0.99–1.03) 0.97** (0.93–.99) 1.01 (.98–1.04)
Present class:    
   Junior secondary 1.10 (0.55–1.63) 0.60**(1.17–2.54) 0.24** (2.05–8.15)
   Senior secondary (RC)    
Religion:    
   Islam 0.58 (0.14–1.45) 0.35** (0.16–.67) 0.64 (0.15–1.64)
   Christianity 1.38 (0.37–3.39) ** 0.77 (0.36–1.45) ** 0.92 (0.24–2.28)
   Others (RC)    
Living arrangement:    
Living with both parents 0.54 (0.30–1.53) 0.56* (0.33–1.03) 0.70 (0.29–1.35)
Living with one parent 0.73 (0.24–2.70) 0.47* (0.22–1.27) 0.95 (0.16–2.94)
Living with others persons (RC)    
Ever had boy/girl friend (Yes) 6.30** (3.17–11.22) 4.19**(2.83–6.40) 2.46** (1.21–4.64)
Ever worked for money (Yes) 0.34 (0.71–2.12) 1.03 (0.66–1.46) 1.68 (0.89–3.10)
Ever Smoke cigarette (Yes) 0.00 2.10 0.01
  1. ** = P < .05; * = P < .10; RC = Reference Category
  2. (95% confidence interval (CI) are in brackets)