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Table 4 Adjusted Odds ratios for Circumcision status and HIV + status

From: Differences in risky sexual behaviors and HIV prevalence of circumcised and uncircumcised men in Uganda: evidence from a 2011 cross-sectional national survey

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  HIV status, adjusted for background characteristics HIV status, adjusted for background characteristics and risky sexual behaviors
ORs (95% CI) ORs (95% CI)
Circumcision status   
Uncircumcised 1 1
Circumcised 0.65* (0.47,0.90) 0.63? (0.45,0.87)
Background characteristics   
Age   
Age group 1 1
15-24 2.21? (1.27,3.81) 2.08? (1.21,3.57)
25-34 3.91? (2.27,6.71) 3.49? (2.05,5.93)
35-44 2.73? (1.57,4.79) 2.38? (1.37,4.12)
Ethnicity   
Baganda 1 1
Banyakore 1.42 (0.85,2.39) 1.50 (0.90,2.51)
Iteso/Karimojong 1.35 (0.77,2.39) 1.35 (0.75,2.42)
Lugbara/Madi/Alur/Japadhola 1.14 (0.59,2.22) 1.13 (0.58,2.21)
Basoga 1.24 (0.69,2.22) 1.20 (0.67,2.16)
Langi/Acholi 1.53 (0.80,2.95) 1.57 (0.81,3.06)
Bakiga 1.53 (0.86,2.73) 1.55 (0.88,2.73)
Bagisu/Sabiny 1.50 (0.77,2.92) 1.43 (0.74,2.77)
Banyoro/Batooro 1.51* (1.00,2.27) 1.56 (0.99,2.47)
Bafumbira 0.95 (0.47,1.91) 1.15 (0.57,2.33)
Bagwere/Samia 2.10 (0.90,4.92) 1.98 (0.83,4.71)
Bakonjo 0.52 (0.17,1.62) 0.57 (0.19,1.76)
Others 1.58 (0.97,2.59) 1.69* (1.01,2.85)
Marital status   
Never married 1 1
Currently married 1.69 (0.97,2.92) 1.62 (0.94,2.82)
Divorced/separated 4.13? (2.34,7.28) 3.65? (2.10,6.32)
Highest education level   
No education   
Primary 1.11 (0.72,1.71) 1.07 (0.71,1.64)
Secondary 0.95 (0.58,1.56) 0.95 (0.59,1.53)
Post secondary 0.56* (0.32,0.98) 0.59 (0.34,1.02)
Wealth Status   
Lowest quintile 1 1
2nd quintile 1.10 [0.79,1.52] 1.06 (0.77,1.47)
Middle 1.15 (0.79,1.69) 1.10 (0.75,1.61)
4th quintile 1.52* (1.04,2.22) 1.47 (1.00,2.18)
Highest quintile 1.39 (0.89,2.17) 1.52* (1.02,2.27)
Transactional sex in last 12 months   
Did not pay for sex   1
Paid for sex   2.17? (1.29-3.66)
Number of lifetime partners   
Less than four   1
Four or more   1.75? (1.40-2.20)
Number of men 7,969 7,969
  1. * p < 0.05, ? p < 0.01, Non marital sex and condom use at non marital sex and survey region were omitted because of collinearity.