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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted association between religiosity and sexual abstinence

From: Religiosity and sexual abstinence among Nigerian youths: does parent religion matter?

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Religiosity
 Low    
 High 2.04 (1.58–2.63) *** 1.82 (1.24–2.66) *** 1.81 (1.13–2.88) ***
Sex
 Female    
 Male 0.84 (0.71–1.00)   1.09 (0.83–1.45)
Age
 15–17    
 18–24 0.15 (0.10–0.22) ***   0.19 (0.11–0.32) ***
Religious affiliation
 Catholic    
 Other Christian 0.72 (0.58–0.89) ***   0.81 (0.49–1.35)
 Islam 1.38 (1.09–1.75) ***   0.39 (0.14–1.05)
 Other 0.66 (0.35–1.26)   
Parental religion
 Catholic    
 Other Christian 0.77 (0.63–0.95) *   0.89 (0.54–1.48)
 Islam 1.78 (1.40–2.27) ***   3.61 (1.41–9.22) ***
 Other 0.71 (0.35–1.43)   2.66 (0.19–35.90)
Education
 No education    
 Primary 6.08(3.51–10.53) ***   2.25 (0.61–8.28)
 Secondary 4.88 (2.96–8.04) ***   2.97 (0.88–10.00)
 Higher 2.09 (1.24–3.51) ***   1.94 (0.57–6.60)
Work for pay
 No    
 Yes 0.47 (0.35–0.63) ***   0.74 (0.55–0.99)
Living with father
 No    
 Yes 2.99 (2.35–3.82) *** 2.62 (1.90–3.60) *** 1.93 (1.32–2.82)
Ever discuss sex matters with father
 No    
 Yes 0.72 (0.58–0.90) ***   0.91 (0.65–1.28)
Living with mother
 No    
 Yes 2.83 (2.22–3.61) *** 1.72 (1.21–2.45) *** 2.12 (1.39–3.23) ***
Ever discuss sex matters with mother
 No    
 Yes 0.70 (0.59–0.83) ***   0.63 (0.47–0.84) ***
Drink Alcohol
 No    
 Yes 0.16 (0.13–0.20) ***   0.19 (0.13–0.26) ***
Have role models
 No    
 Yes 1.13 (0.95–1.35) 1.41 (1.13–1.77) *** 1.66 (1.28–2.16) ***
State
 Edo    
 Enugu 1.52 (1.20–1.94) ***   2.36 (1.57–3.54) ***
 Osun 1.46 (1.15–1.86) ***   1.45 (0.85–2.56)
 Kano 1.76 (1.36–2.28) ***   2.06 (1.37–3.10) ***
  1. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01. Blank items are reference categories