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Table 3 Multivariable model results for incarceration correlates of 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 Adjusted Odds Ratio (95 % CI) P-value
Covariates
Female 0.71 (0.58, 0.87) 0.001
 Education
  High school or less REF  
  Some college 1.35 (1.11, 1.65) 0.004
  College degree or higher 1.45 (1.08, 1.94) 0.014
Attends religious service at least once a month 1.18 (0.98, 1.43) 0.075
Main partner 0.42 (0.35, 0.50) <0.001
Partner depends on participant 0.50 (0.40, 0.63) <0.001
 Heavy episodic drinking
  Never REF  
  Less than monthly 0.71 (0.55, 0.92) 0.008
  Monthly 0.96 (0.71, 1.31) 0.802
  At least once a week 0.58 (0.32, 1.05) 0.070
 Lifetime number of sex partners
  1–5 REF  
  6–10 0.90 (0.70, 1.14) 0.374
   > 10 0.73 (0.58, 0.93) 0.010
Incarceration Variables
 Incarcerated less than 6 months
  Once vs. Never 0.78 (0.42, 1.46) 0.440
  2 or more times vs. never 1.73 (0.49, 6.08) 0.391
 Incarcerated more than 6 months
  Once vs. Never 1.29 (0.79, 2.12) 0.303
  2 or more times vs. never 0.44 (0.24, 0.81) 0.008
Partner incarcerated past 6 months 0.93 (0.65, 1.34) 0.710
  1. REF reference category
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