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Table 5 Multiple logistic regression model

From: Understanding the socio-economic and sexual behavioural correlates of male circumcision across eleven voluntary medical male circumcision priority countries in southeastern Africa

Characteristic   OR (95 % CI) p-value
Age   1.00 (0.99–1.01) 0.057
Residence (Reference group = Urban)
  Rural 0.74 (0.69–0.79) 0.000*
Religion (Reference group = Muslim)
  Christian 0.03 (0.02–0.03) 0.000*
  Others 0.01 (0.01–0.02) 0.000*
Marital status (Reference group = Never in union)
  Married 0.84 (0.78–0.91) 0.000*
  Separated 1.10 (0.96–1.26) 0.159
Education (Reference group = Higher)
  Secondary 0.63 (0.56–0.69) 0.000*
  Primary 0.96 (0.86–1.07) 0.491
  No education 2.18 (1.92–2.48) 0.000*
Occupation (Reference group = Professional)
  Clerical/Sales 0.71 (0.63–0.80) 0.000*
  Skilled agriculture 0.71 (0.64–0.79) 0.000*
  Elementary worker 0.59 (0.52–0.66) 0.000*
  Non worker 0.35 (0.31–0.39) 0.000*
Wealth Index (Reference group = Richest)
  Richer 0.55 (0.51–0.59) 0.000*
  Middle 0.58 (0.53–0.63) 0.000*
  Poorer 0.57 (0.52–0.62) 0.000*
  Poorest 0.46 (0.42–0.52) 0.000*
Access to Media (Reference group = Good)
  Fair 1.32 (1.25–1.41) 0.000*
  Poor 2.13 (1.97–2.31) 0.000*
  No access 1.87 (1.69–2.06) 0.000*
Tobacco use (Reference group = No)
  Yes 0.89 (0.85–0.96) 0.001*
HIV/AIDS prevention knowledge (Reference group = Yes)
  No 0.93 (0.88–0.98) 0.005*
Safe Sexual Behaviour (Reference group = Yes)
  No 1.17 (1.09–1.26) 0.000*
Total lifetime partners (Reference group = 1)
  2 0.75 (0.69–0.82) 0.000*
  3+ 0.86 (0.81–0.93) 0.000*
Age at first sex (Reference group = 30+)
  25–29 0.96 (0.77–1.18) 0.096
  20–24 1.02 (0.83–1.25) 0.835
  15–19 1.19 (0.96–1.46) 0.096
  ≤14 1.56 (1.25–1.93) 0.000*
STDs/STIs (Reference group = No)
  Yes 0.68 (0.61–0.76) 0.000*
  1. Odds ratio of circumcision status and participant characteristics (ORs are calculated by adjusting all variables with each other)
  2. *p < 0.05