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Table 3 Factors associated with paying for sex in multiple logistic regression model (n = 405)

From: Youth paying for sex: what are the associated factors? Findings from a cross-sectional study in Cambodia

Variables in the final model Paying for sex in the past 12 months
AOR (95% CI) P-value
 18 years or less Reference  
 Greater than 18 years 3.6 (1.3–10.6) 0.02
 Rural Reference  
 Urban 2.3 (1.2–4.2) 0.008
Marital status
 Married/divorced/separated/living with sexual partner Reference  
 Never married 9.6 (4.3–21.1) <0.001
Average daily expenditure   
 Greater than $2.6 /day Reference  
 Less than $2.6/day 2.2 (1.1–4.4) 0.02
Average number of sexual partners in the past 12 months
 Less than 4.6 partners   
 Greater than 4.6 partners 16.7 (4.7–59.4) <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. Model adjusted for occupation, age at first sex, type of first sexual partner, income, educational attainment and HIV testing
  3. AOR and 95% CI from multivariable logistic regression