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Table 4 Factors associated with having engaged in risky sexual behaviour among participants aged 20–24 years

From: The knowledge-risk-behaviour continuum among young Ugandans: what it tells us about SRH/HIV integration

Variable Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR p-value 95% CI aOR p-value 95% CI
Residence (ref: Rural) 1.34 0.06 0.99 1.80 1.52 0.04 1.03 2.24
Marital Status (ref: Ever married) 0.74 0.02 0.57 0.95 0.87 0.44 0.60 1.25
Age (Continuous) 1.17 < 0.001 1.08 1.27 1.12 0.02 1.02 1.23
Gender (ref: Female) 1.67 < 0.001 1.30 2.15 2.10 < 0.001 1.56 2.81
Schooling Status (ref: In school) 1.89 < 0.001 1.38 2.60 1.27 0.42 0.71 2.28
Education level (ref: Secondary +)
 None 1.58 0.31 0.65 3.80 1.97 0.17 0.74 5.22
 Some Primary 1.28 0.06 0.99 1.66 1.46 0.02 1.07 2.01
Relation to household head (ref: Child)
 Head/spouse 1.64 < 0.001 1.24 2.17 1.29 0.17 0.90 1.87
 Other relative 1.62 0.01 1.12 2.33 1.55 0.04 1.03 2.34
Parents’ Status (ref: Both alive)
 Both parents dead 1.39 0.09 0.95 2.03 1.11 0.62 0.73 1.70
 One parent alive 1.11 0.49 0.83 1.48 0.97 0.87 0.71 1.34
Occupation (ref: Student)
 Peasant 1.73 0.01 1.17 2.56 1.03 0.93 0.52 2.04
 Casual works 2.56 < 0.001 1.74 3.75 1.48 0.23 0.78 2.79
 Unemployed 1.44 0.20 0.82 2.51 1.01 0.97 0.47 2.19
Region (ref: Central 1)
 Central 2 1.31 0.32 0.77 2.25 1.31 0.37 0.72 2.36
 East Central 1.39 0.23 0.82 2.35 1.42 0.23 0.80 2.53
 Eastern 0.87 0.60 0.53 1.44 0.95 0.84 0.56 1.62
 Kampala 1.05 0.88 0.58 1.89 0.60 0.16 0.30 1.22
 Karamoja 0.85 0.68 0.39 1.84 0.79 0.60 0.33 1.90
 North 0.76 0.36 0.42 1.37 0.72 0.31 0.37 1.37
 South West 0.81 0.39 0.50 1.31 0.72 0.23 0.42 1.22
 West Nile 1.21 0.56 0.63 2.34 1.06 0.87 0.53 2.13
 Western 1.14 0.61 0.69 1.88 1.13 0.65 0.66 1.96
SRH Knowledge and Perceived Risk
 FP knowledge (ref: No) 1.82 0.24 0.67 4.97 1.40 0.53 0.49 4.05
 Knowledge of STIs (ref: No) 1.11 0.64 0.71 1.75 1.07 0.78 0.65 1.76
 Knowledge of HIV/AIDS (ref: No) 1.42 0.12 0.91 2.21 1.55 0.08 0.95 2.53
 Perceived risk of STIs (ref: None) 1.27 0.07 0.98 1.65 0.84 0.45 0.53 1.32
 Perceived risk of pregnancy (ref: None) 1.32 0.03 1.03 1.70 1.56 0.05 1.01 2.43