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Table 4 Adjusted association between illicit drug use, and reported risky sexual behaviors and STI symptoms among men between 18 to 30 years in PSJM sample (n = 312).

From: Sexual behavior and drug consumption among young adults in a shantytown in Lima, Peru

  Intercourse with a
casual partner during
the last year
Sex with a casual partner,
sex worker or MSM under
the influence of alcohol
during the last 3 months
Ever had any STI symptom
  Model 1b Model 2b Model 1c Model 2c Model 1d Model 2d
  aOR 95% CI p aOR
95% CI
p aOR
95% CI
p aOR
95% CI
p aOR
95% CI
p aOR
95% CI
p
Heavy episodic drinking - - 2.0 0.019 - - 3.1 0.004 - - 1.0 0.945
    (1.1–3.7)     (1.4–6.8)     (0.4–2.7)  
Ever illicit drug use* 3.2 < 0.001 2.5 0.002 2.5 0.012 1.8 0.147 3.4 0.007 3.3 0.014
  (1.8–5.6)   (1.4–4.7)   (1.2–5.2)   (0.8–3.8)   (1.4–8.1)   (1.3–8.6)  
Age Ψ 0.9 0.042 0.9 0.044 0.9 0.117 0.9 0.158 1.0 0.546 1.0 0.545
  (0.8–0.9)   (0.8–0.9)   (0.8–1.0)   (0.8–1.0)   (0.9–1.2)   (0.9–1.2)  
Education £ 1.2 0.564 1.2 0.496 1.6 0.209 1.7 0.171 1.4 0.468 1.4 0.467
  (0.6–2.2)   (0.7–2.3)   (0.8–3.6)   (0.8–3.9)   (0.5–3.8)   (0.5–3.9)  
Employment ¥ 1.3 0.411 1.2 0.604 3.0 0.007 2.7 0.022 1.9 0.273 1.9 0.274
  (0.7–2.8)   (0.6–2.5)   (1.4–6.8)   (1.2–6.2)   (0.6–5.7)   (0.6–5.7)  
Marital status ∞ 4.6 0.006 4.5 0.007 3.7 0.088 3.4 0.108 0.4 0.070 0.4 0.070
  (1.5–13.7)   (1.5–13.6)   (0.8–16.4)   (0.8–15.4)   (0.1–1.1)   (0.1–1.1)  
  1. Heavy episodic drinking: yes vs. no (ref)
  2. * Ever use illicit drug: yes vs. no (ref)
  3. Ψ Age: continuous
  4. £ Educational level: High school or less vs. College (ref)
  5. ¥ Employment: unemployed vs. employed or student (ref)
  6. ∞ Marital status: single vs. married or cohabitant (ref)