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Table 5 Regression analysis of risky injection drug use behavior compared to non-risky injection drug use

From: The association between psychosocial and structural-level stressors and HIV injection drug risk behavior among Malaysian fishermen: A cross-sectional study

  Risky IDU as outcome
OR 95 % CI p value
Ever tortured by police 1.27 0.60–2.67 0.531
Age, 25 and younger (ref: older than 25) 1.80 0.30–10.89 0.521
Ethnicity, Malay (ref: non-Malay) 4.23 0.26–67.56 0.308
Marital Status, Married (ref: single) 1.03 0.44–2.41 0.951
Education, Some secondary or lower (ref: completed secondary or higher) 0.69 0.31–1.55 0.371
Employment role/job, Deckhand (ref: Captain) 0.20† 0.3–1.34 0.097
Vessel type a, Traditional (ref: Commercial) 1.06 0.47–2.38 0.897
Depression (BSI, cutoff score 63) 3.45* 1.23–9.66 0.018
At or below poverty line (ref: above poverty line) 0.50† 0.23–1.07 0.075
Borrowed money in past 3 months (ref: not borrowed) 1.99† 0.89–4.47 0.095
Enough money to buy food in past 3 months (ref: not enough) 1.2 0.52–2.78 0.667
Needed or wanted place to stay past 3 months, but did not (ref: had consistent place to stay) 1.54 0.57–4.15 0.398
Ever been arrested 2.71 0.66–11.15 0.167
  1. ** p < .01; * p < .05; † p < 0.1