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Table 4 Crude and adjusted analysis of consistent condom use for oral sex with the various factors

From: Heterosexual men who patronise entertainment establishments versus brothels in an Asian urban setting – which group practises riskier sexual behaviours?

Factor Crude Adjusteda
Venue type   
 Brothel Referent  
 Entertainment Establishment 0.40 (0.27 – 0.60) 0.64 (0.39 – 0.98)
Type of partner   
 Sex worker Referent  
 Casual partner 0.78 (0.29 – 2.05)
Age group (years)   
 20–39 Referent  
 40–70 1.68 (1.09 – 2.59)
Ethnicity   
 Non-Chinese Referent  
 Chinese 1.14 (0.40 – 3.26)
Marital status   
 Ever married Referent  
 Single 0.66 (0.44 – 0.99)
Housing   
 1-3 room public housing Referent  
 4-5 room public housing 1.26 (0.49 – 3.28)
 Private Property/ Condominium/ Bungalows 2.44 (0.77 – 7.73)
University education   
 No Referent  
 Yes 1.61 (0.53 – 4.85)
Alcohol use before sex   
 No Referent  
 Yes 0.54 (0.36 – 0.81) 0.50 (0.31 – 0.81)
Perceived high risk of getting HIV/STIs   
 No Referent  
 Yes 1.50 (0.98 – 2.34)
Partner asked to use condoms all the time   
 No Referent  
 Yes 5.64 (1.50 – 21.27) 5.19 (1.38 – 19.57)
  1. aIn the multivariable analysis model, all crude variables with a p value of ≤0.1 are entered into the model. Only variables which are statistically significant on the final multivariable analysis are shown in the “Adjusted” column of the table