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Table 4 Factors associated with attitudes of respondents towards STDs among street dwellers in Southern Ethiopia (Bivariate and Multivariable Analyses), 2019 (n = 842)

From: Sexually transmitted disease among street dwellers in southern Ethiopia: a mixed methods study design

VariablesOR (95% CI)
COR(95% CI)AOR(95% CI)
Sex  
 Male0.425 (0.28, 0.65)*
 Female1 
Age in years
 15–181 
 19–251.65 (1.01, 2.69)2.24 (1.23,4.09)
 26 and more2.53 (1.48, 4.32)4.67 (2.37,9.15)
Current place of residence
 Hawassa1 
 Soddo16.56 (9.05,30.33)12.19 (6.43, 23.12)
 Dilla3.24 (1.69,6.22)4.48 (2.14, 9.35)
 Arba Minch1.38 (0.17,11.29)0.58 (0.07, 5.12)
 Mizan Aman1.51 (0.64,3.52)1.19 (0.48,2.93)
 Yergalem1.05 (0.42,2.63)0.58 (0.21,1.57)
 Durame1.84 (0.39,8.63)2.28 (0.46,11.41)
Current place of residence is different from original residence
 Yes1.34 (0.72, 1.97)*
 No1 
Place of residence prior to joining street life
 Major urban town1.23 (0.68,2.25)1.51 (0.67, 3.38)
 Small town2.11 (1.20,3.70)2.88 (1.44,5.77)
 Rural area1 
Type of street
 Street on0.64 (0.44,0.94)*
 Street off1 
Ever tested for HIV
 Yes2.47 (1.69,3.61)1.68 (1.05, 2.67)
 No1 
  1. * = Not significant in backward stepwise logistic regression