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Table 3 Associations between reported risk behaviours and HIV-1 infections by sex among adults in Oria village, Kilimanjaro Tanzania

From: Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-1 infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: Implications for prevention and treatment

Variable Category Women (n = 890) Men (n = 601)
   No HIV+ Multivariate* No HIV+ Multivariate*
Age first married/cohabited ≥ 17 431 7.5 1 258 5.0 1
  <17 146 12.2 1.5 (1.1–2.9) 41 12.5 2.9 (0.5–14.)
Age at sexual debut ≥ 17 434 8.8 1 246 3.7 1
  <17 352 10.1 1.2 (0.7–2.0) 282 4.3 1.6 (0.6–4.1)
Number of partners past 12 months# 0–1 692 8.3 1 388 3.1 1
  ≥ 2 94 17.4 2.5 (1.3–4.7) 140 5.0 1.7 (0.6–4.7)
Number of partners past 5 years# 0–1 614 7.6 1 285 2.5 1
  ≥ 2 172 15.1 2.4 (1.4–4.0) 243 5.3 2.2 (1.2–5.6)
Ever used condom# Yes 250 8.8 1 275 3.2 1
  No 536 10.4 1.2 (0.7–2.1) 253 4.7 1.4 (0.6–3.5)
Used condom during last casual sex§ Yes 103 8.7 1 137 3.2 1
  No 220 15.0 1.9 (0.7–4.3) 152 6.5 1.8 (1.2–5.8)
Exchanged money/goods during last sex# No 713 8.9 1 450 3.8 1
  Yes 73 13.7 1.9 (0.8–4.2) 78 4.0 1.0 (0.3–3.6)
Used bottled alcohol No 864 8.4 1 581 2.9 1
  Yes 26 8.7 1.0 (0.2–4.5) 20 20.0 5.9 (1.7–20.1)
Used local brew No 779 7.7 1 502 2.2 1
  Yes 111 13.6 1.4 (0.7–2.6) 99 10.1 3.7 (1.5–9.2)
  1. *Adjusted for age (continues variable), marital status, education level and religion, ‡: From those reported being married, §: From those reported to have casual sex, #: From those reported to have had sex.