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Table 3 Factors associated with inconsistent condom use with regular partners among PWID in Manipur and Nagaland (2009)

From: Sexual behaviours of men who inject drugs in Northeast India

Variables n (%) Logistic regression
Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
State
 Manipur 844 (41.1)   
 Nagaland 1,208 (58.9) 0.78 (0.58, 1.05) 0.78 (0.54, 1.13)
Age group
 <30 years 1,209 (58.9)   
 ≥30 years 843 (41.1) 2.56 (1.84, 3.55) 1.19 (0.77, 1.85)
Literacy
 Illiterate 314 (15.3)   
 Literate 1,738 (84.7) 0.60 (0.38, 0.95) 0.58 (0.34, 0.99)
Marital status
 Never married 923 (45.0)   
 Ever married 1,127 (55.0) 5.11 (3.66, 7.13) 5.23 (3.28, 8.33)
Shared NS at last injection
 No 1,593 (79.3)   
 Yes 415 (20.7) 2.48 (1.57, 3.91) 1.34 (0.68, 2.64)
Generally injects with NS previously used by other
 No 1,337 (65.2)   
 Yes 699 (34.3) 2.03 (1.45, 2.84) 1.26 (0.82, 1.96)
Number of people shared with during the past month
 None 1,329 (68.5)   
 ≥1 610 (31.5) 2.56 (1.75, 3.75) 2.71 (1.51, 4.86)
No. of female partners in the last year
 ≤1 1,213 (59.8)   
 >1 816 (40.2) 0.57 (0.43, 0.76) 0.85 (0.52, 1.39)
No. of times had sex with regular partner in the last month
 ≤4 1,204 (58.7)   
 >4 848 (41.3) 1.54 (1.26, 1.90) 1.21 (0.95, 1.53)
Length of time with the regular partner
 <1 year 411 (20.2)   
 ≥1 year 1,619 (79.8) 1.80 (1.31, 2.48) 1.23 (0.86, 1.77)
Had casual sex in the last year
 No 1,436 (70.5)   
 Yes 600 (29.5) 0.68 (0.51, 0.91) 1.43 (0.87, 2.35)
Consistent condom use with casual partners
 No 410 (67.1%)   
 Yes 201 (32.9%) 0.44 (0.02, 0.09) ___
Paid for sex in the last year
 No 1,919 (93.9)   
 Yes 124 (6.1) 1.56 (0.78, 3.13) ___
Consistent condom use with paid partners
 No 80 (63.5)   
 Yes 46 (36.5) 0.25 (0.06, 1.07) ___
Ever had an HIV test
 No 1,029 (51.0)   
 Yes 990 (49.0) 0.87 (0.65, 1.15) 0.68 (0.49, 0.94)
Given condoms by NGO in the last year
 No 827 (40.3)   
 Yes 1,224 (59.7) 0.63 (0.47, 0.85) 0.61 (0.43, 0.86)
Given needle and syringe by NGO in the last year
 No 584 (28.5)   
 Yes 1,468 (71.5) 0.74 (0.54, 1.04) ___
HIV status*
 Negative 854 (85.7)   
 Positive 142 (14.3) 0.96 (0.54, 1.72) ___
Syphilis status*
 Negative 892 (89.6)   
 Positive 104 (10.4) 1.43 (0.67, 3.03) ___
  1. *Data from the IBBA database only.
  2. NS = needle and syringe/s.
  3. NB: Bolded results are significant at p < 0.05.