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Table 1 Characteristics associated with premature Pap test screening; multivariate analysis: women aged under 25 years, contraception and sex life

From: Correlates of premature pap test screening, under 25 years old: analysis of data from the CONSTANCES cohort study

Contraception and sex life
  OR [95% CI] P aOR [95% CI] P
Contraceptive practices
 Short duration (hormonal) Réf, Réf,
 Long duration (implant) 0.9 [0.5–1.7] 0.78 0.8 [0.4–1.7] 0.60
 Long duration (IUD) 2.7 [2.1–3.6] < 0.0001 2.1 [1.5–2.8] < 0.0001
 Nonmedical (condom, natural, etc) 0.6 [0.5–0.7] < 0.0001 0.5 [0.4–0.6] < 0.0001
 No contraception 0.4 [0.3–0.5] < 0.0001 0.3 [0.3–0.5] < 0.0001
Sexual orientation
 Heterosexual Réf, Réf,
 Lesbian 0.4 [0.3–0.7] 0.0003 0.5 [0.3–0.9] 0.0069
Sex life satisfactory
 Yes Réf,
 No 0.9 [0.8–1.1] 0.37
Pain during intercourse/dyspareunia
 Often 1.1 [0.9–1.4] 0.36
 Never Réf,
New partner in the past 12 months
 Yes 0.9 [0.8–1.0] 0.13
 No Réf,
Number of lifetime partners
 Fewer than 6 Réf, Réf,
 6 to 29 2.8 [2.3–3.4] < 0.0001 2.5 [2.0–3.1] <  0.0001
 30 to 50 3.6 [0.4–30.1] 0.22 5.1 [0.5–54.8] 0.15