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Table 5 Adjusted associations between the predictors of interest and vaginal washing and lubrication in the past month among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

From: Vaginal washing and lubrication among female sex workers in the Mexico-US border region: implications for the development of vaginal PrEP for HIV prevention

  Vaginal washing Vaginal lubrication
AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Sociodemographics
 Age (years)a 1.04 1.01, 1.06   
 Tijuana study sitea 4.35 2.60, 7.30 2.21 1.37, 3.54
 Born in same state as study sitea 0.50 0.31, 0.82 0.47 0.29, 0.75
 Average monthly income ≥3500 pesos (~ 172 USD)b 0.53 0.28, 1.00   
Substance Use
 Any hazardous alcohol consumption (past 12 months)b 0.56 0.33, 0.95   
Sex work characteristics
 Main sex work location identified as the streetc 0.84 0.36, 1.97 0.65 0.28, 1.52
 Difference in USD earned for condomless VSc 1.02 0.99, 1.05   
 Any drug/alcohol use during sex with clients (past month)c    0.70 0.38, 1.28
 % of VS acts with clients with condoms (past month)c 1.64 0.68, 3.97   
Reproductive/sexual health
 Contraceptive use other than condoms (past 6 months)d 1.39 0.67, 2.86 0.74 0.39, 1.40
 HIV/STI testing (past 6 months)d 1.51 0.85, 2.70 1.46 0.86, 2.48
 Current pain during VSd    1.72 0.74, 3.98
Vaginal practices (past month)
 Vaginal lubricatione 2.99 1.67, 5.35
 Vaginal washinge 2.91 1.64, 5.18
  1. Abbreviations: AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, STI sexually transmitted infection, USD United States dollar, VS vaginal sex
  2. aAdjusted for intervention group assignment and age
  3. b Adjusted for variables included in a; additionally adjusted for study site, birthplace, education, marital status, number of children, and income
  4. c Adjusted for variables included in a and b; additionally adjusted for illicit drug use (past month) and hazardous alcohol consumption (past 12 months)
  5. d Adjusted for variables included in a, b, and c; additionally adjusted for number of clients (past month) and percentage of VS acts with clients with condoms (past month)
  6. e Adjusted for variables included in a, b, c, and d; additionally adjusted for HIV/STI testing (past 6 months) and STI status at baseline