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Table 3 Group #2: Older IDUs with chronic wounds compared to older IDUs without wounds

From: Self-care and risk reduction habits in older injection drug users with chronic wounds: a cross-sectional study

  A. univariate (N = 79) B. multivariatea(N = 72)
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Trading sex for money       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 3.3 1.1 – 10.0 0.039* 2.3 0.4 – 13.9 0.346
Participating in drug treatment program       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 3.4 1.0 – 10.8 0.043* 3.2 0.8 – 12.9 0.098
Injecting into leg       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 4.4 1.5 – 13.4 0.008* 3.2 0.7 – 13.4 0.120
Injecting into neck       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 8.4 1.4 – 50.7 0.020* 4.9 0.4 – 58.3 0.212
Using cigarette filters to draw up drug       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 0.2 0.03 – 0.7 0.018* 0.1 0.01 – 0.9 0.044*
  1. Abbreviations: IDUs injection drug users, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval.
  2. aVariables with at least one category with p ≤ 0.050 at the univariate level were included in the multivariate model.
  3. *p ≤ 0.05.