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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with consistent condom use among a cohort of street-involved youth (n = 415).

From: Structural factors associated with an increased risk of HIV and sexually transmitted infection transmission among street-involved youth

Variable Adjusted Odds Ratio (AOR) 95% Confidence Interval (95% CI) p – value
Sexual orientation    
   (LGBTTa vs. heterosexual) 0.38 (0.15 – 0.97) 0.044
Relationship status    
   (single/dating vs. regular) 2.82 (1.59 – 5.01) < 0.001
Self-Efficacy LHRB b    
   (low vs. high) 0.66 (0.41 – 1.07) 0.091
Anal intercourse    
   (yes vs. no) 0.61 (0.30 – 1.24) 0.173
Crystal meth use    
   (yes vs. no) 0.74 (0.47 – 1.19) 0.217
Binge drug use    
   (yes vs. no) 0.67 (0.42 – 1.08) 0.098
Barriers to health/HR c services    
   (yes vs. no) 0.52 (0.25 – 1.07) 0.074
  1. Note: a – LGBTT denotes lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered/transsexual; b – denotes self-efficacy for limiting HIV risk behaviours scale; c – HR denotes harm reduction; † – refers to activities in the past 6 months.