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Table 4 Self-reported STIs by selected socio-demographic and sexual behaviour variables, adjusted odds ratios and their 95% confidence intervals (CI), men in Finland (18–25 years) and Estonia (19–25 years), 2005a

From: The socio-demographic patterning of sexual risk behaviour: a survey of young men in Finland and Estonia

   Finland   Estoniab
   n = 1765   n = 748
  % OR 95% CI % OR 95% CI
Age c       
18 1 1.00     
19 2 1.65 (0.47 5.81) 5 1.00  
20–25 5 4.07 (1.21 13.62) 9 1.88 (0.72 4.92)
Education c       
University & High school 2 1.00   9 1.00  
Vocational 3 1.34 (0.69 2.61) 7 0.85 (0.44 1.65)
Comprehensive 5 1.68 (0.77 3.66) 8 1.05 (0.48 2.28)
Relationship status c, d       
Steady 4 1.00   8 1.00  
Non-steady 2 0.53 (0.29 0.97) 8 0.96 (0.52 1.77)
Multiple lifetime-partners (6+) e       
No 2 1.00   6 1.00  
Yes 9 4.77 (2.45 9.28) 15 3.11 (1.61 6.02)
Unprotected last intercourse e       
No 2 1.00   7 1.00  
Yes 5 2.21 (1.09 4.51) 12 2.17 (1.05 4.49)
  1. a All respondents
  2. b Estonia = All Estonians including those with Russian ethnic origin
  3. c Adjusted for all variables except for multiple lifetime partners and unprotected intercourse
  4. d Relationship status = current relationship status
  5. e Adjusted for age, education and relationship status