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Table 2 Univariate correlates of event level condom use at last sex reported by participants attending a publicly funded STI clinic in Jackson, Mississippi

From: Condom use and incarceration among STI clinic attendees in the Deep South

Variable % Used Condom at Last Sex with Partner Odds ratio (95 % CI) P-value
Demographics
 Female
  Yes 42.3 0.76 (0.63, 0.90 0.002
  No 48.8  
 Age
  24 or younger 47.0 1.26 (1.05, 1.50) 0.011
  25 or older 41.1  
 Single
  Yes 46.2 1.63 (1.23, 2.15) 0.001
  No 35.3  
 Sexual Orientation
  Heterosexual 44.9 REF  
  Gay/Lesbian 50.9 1.21 (0.73, 1.99) 0.457
  Bisexual 43.9 0.39 (0.69, 1.39) 0.914
 Education
  High school or less 40.1 REF  
  Some college 48.5 1.23 (0.89, 1.69) 0.210
  College degree or higher 47.7 1.60 (1.19, 2.14) 0.002
 Stable Housing
  Yes 43.5 0.89 (0.75, 1.05) 0.165
  No 46.4  
 Attends religious services at least once a month
  Yes 47.6 1.27 (1.06, 1.51) 0.008
  No 42.0  
 Main partner
  Yes 34.2 0.37 (0.32, 0.44) <0.001
  No 57.4  
 Depend on partner
  Yes 27.4 0.39 (0.31, 0.47) <0.001
  No 49.3  
 Partner depends on participant
  Yes 24.7 0.34 (0.28, 0.43) <0.001
  No 49.7  
Substance Use & Sexual History
 Binge drinking
  Never 46.5 REF  
  Less than monthly 40.6 0.77 (0.60, 0.97) 0.026
  Monthly 46.5 1.00 (0.75, 1.34) 0.975
  At least once a week 33.9 0.61 (0.35, 1.04) 0.069
 Cocaine/crack use ever
  Yes 34.4 0.52 (0.33, 0.85) 0.008
  No 45.7  
 Alcohol use at last sex
  Yes 44.2 1.03 (0.82, 1.29) 0.810
  No 45.2  
 Partner alcohol use at last sex
  Yes 41.2 0.95 (0.77, 1.17) 0.659
  No 44.7 REF
  Don’t know 59.9 1.75 (1.27, 2.43)
 Drug use at last sex
  Yes 40.5 0.79 (0.61, 1.03) 0.078
  No 45.5  
 Partner drug use at last sex
  Yes 38.4 0.83 (0.65, 1.07) 0.148
  No 44.9 REF
  Don’t know 59.4 1.60 (1.14, 2.25) 0.006
 Lifetime number of sex partners
  1–5 45.3 REF  
  6–10 45.7 1.02 (0.81, 1.28) 0.880
   > 10 44.3 0.83 (0.64, 1.07) 0.970
 Ever had anal sex with partner
  Yes 43.6 0.80 (0.62, 1.03) 0.080
  No 47.3  
Incarceration Experiences
 Ever incarcerated
  Yes 43.0 0.92 (0.73, 1.13) 0.413
  No 45.6  
 Incarcerated less than 6 months
  Never 45.5 REF  
  Once 42.1 0.90 (0.60, 1.33) 0.597
  2 or more times 34.6 0.66 (0.36, 1.21) 0.183
 Incarcerated more than 6 months
  Never 45.6   
  Once 45.1 0.99 (0.62, 1.56) 0.954
  2 or more times 26.3 0.47 (0.27, 0.82) 0.008
 Partner incarcerated past 6 months
  Yes 39.5 0.79 (0.57, 1.10) 0.165
  No 45.6  
  1. REF reference category
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