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Table 4 Prevention-related correlates of consistent condom use among female sex workers working at hair salons (n = 1682)

From: Consistent condom use and its correlates among female sex workers at hair salons: a cross-sectional study in Zhejiang province, China

Variable Total (N, %) Consistent condom use (%) Crude OR P value
Visited a doctor during the previous 6 months
 No 1178 (70.0) 642 (54.5) 1  
 Yes 502 (29.8) 206 (41.0) 0.58 (0.47–0.72) 0.000
STI risk perception
 Possible 550 (32.7) 215 (39.1) 1  
 Somewhat possible 364 (21.6) 171 (47.0) 1.38 (1.06–1.80) 0.018
 Impossible 768 (45.7) 463 (60.3) 2.37 (1.89–2.96) 0.000
HIV risk perception
 Possible 376 (22.4) 139 (37.0) 1  
 Somewhat possible 394 (23.4) 170 (43.1) 1.29 (0.97–1.73) 0.081
 Impossible 910 (54.1) 538 (59.1) 2.47 (1.93–3.16) 0.000
Knowledge scale
 0–4 503 (29.9) 185 (36.8) 1  
 5 302 (18.0) 150 (49.7) 1.70 (1.27–2.27) 0.000
 6 873 (51.9) 511 (58.5) 2.43 (1.94–3.04) 0.000
Self-efficacy regarding condom use scale
 0 717 (42.6) 120 (16.7) 1  
 1–2 196 (11.7) 77 (39.3) 3.22 (2.28–4.56) 0.000
 3 769 (45.7) 652 (84.8) 27.72 (21.00–36.60) 0.000
HIV-related interventions during the previous 6 months
 Received educational materiala
  No 413 (24.6) 175 (42.4) 1  
  Yes 1268 (75.4) 674 (53.1) 1.54 (1.23–1.93) 0.000
 Received condomsa
  No 443 (26.3) 204 (46.0) 1  
  Yes 1239 (73.7) 645 (52.1) 1.27 (1.02–1.58) 0.03
 Received face-to-face education from medical staffa
  No 852 (50.7) 352 (41.3) 1  
  Yes 830 (49.3) 497 (59.9) 2.12 (1.75–2.58) 0.000
 Received peer educationa
  No 1455 (86.5) 708 (48.7) 1  
  Yes 227 (13.5) 141 (62.1) 1.73 (1.30–2.31) 0.000
HIV-related interventions scale
 0–1 473 (28.1) 201 (42.5) 1  
 2 418 (24.9) 177 (42.3) 0.99 (0.76–1.30) 0.964
 3–4 791(47.0) 471 (59.5 1.99 (1.58–2.51) 0.000
  1. aThis variable was not introduced into the multivariable analysis individually