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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis of risk for lifetime symptoms of STI of the 12 to 24 years age group, odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI)

From: Urban–rural and socioeconomic variations in lifetime prevalence of symptoms of sexually transmitted infections among Bangladeshi adolescents

Factor No. of subjects (STI) OR 95% CI
Yes No
Residence     
Urban 315 2655 1  
Rural 1077 7939 1.13 0.98-1.3
Age in years     
12-14 179 3089 1  
15-19 578 4078 2.3 1.9-2.8
20-24 635 3427 2.9 2.3-3.6
Sex     
Female 756 4363 1  
Male 636 6231 2.9 2.3-3.5
Education     
No schooling 177 1202 1  
Primary 485 4074 0.98 0.81-1.2
Secondary and higher 730 5318 1.03 0.84-1.3
Marital status     
Single 815 7024 1  
Currently married 565 3494 1.4 1.2-1.7
Separated/Widowed/Divorced 12 76 1.7 0.90-3.2
Occupation     
Student 388 3938 1  
Household work 508 3807 1.3 0.98-1.6
Income-generating work 432 2408 0.88 0.73-1.1
Unemployed/others 64 441 0.91 0.67-1.2
Wealth index     
Poorest 168 1601 1  
2 253 1884 1.2 0.99-1.5
3 335 2233 1.3 1.1-1.6
4 362 2323 1.4 1.1-1.7
Rich 274 2553 1.0 0.79-1.3
  1. Abbreviation: STI sexually transmitted infection.