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Table 2 Significant factors associated with MSM activity among the sexually active men (n = 211)

From: Exploring urban male non-marital sexual behaviours in Pakistan

Variables Adjusted OR 95% CI P value
Age*    
  Up to 27 years 5.4 3.8 – 7.7 0.000
  >27 years 1   
Educational status +    
  Up to 10 years 2.1 1.4 – 3.2 0.000
  >10 years 1   
Occupation    
  Unemployed 2.7 1.6 – 4.3 0.000
  Service (public or private) 1.8 1.2 – 2.8 0.005
  Self Employed 1   
Ever viewed pornographic materials    
  Yes 4.8 3.0 – 7.7 0.000
  No 1   
Migration status    
  Short-term Migrants 1.1 0.7 – 1.7 0.585
  Long-term migrants 2.1 1.3 – 3.4 0.002
  Non-migrants 1   
  1. * 27 years was the median age of the respondents of the overall sample.
  2. +10 years of education is the demarcation between secondary and higher secondary education. Educational attainment in seven cases was non-formal.
  3. Short-term Migrants are respondents who stayed away from their natal or marital homes for one night or more and Long-term.
  4. Migrants are respondents who stayed away from their natal or marital homes for four months or more.