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Table 4 Associated factors for extramarital sex (N = 2466)

From: Shadow of domestic violence and extramarital sex cohesive with spousal communication among males in Nepal

Characteristic Crude odds ratios with 95% confidence interval Adjusted odds ratios with 95% confidence interval
Age above 25 years 1.99 (1.62 - 2.46)* 1.55 (1.19-2.03)*a
Age 24 years & below -Ref   
Education secondary or higher .62 (.51 - .76)* .77 (.62 - .95)**a
Uneducated or primary level- Ref   
Desire more children .29 (.24 - .36)* .34 (.27 - .43)*a
No more desire - Ref   
Income 5001 NPR or above 1.26 (1.06-1.49)** 1.24 (1.02-1.49)**b
5000 NPR or less/month- Ref   
Non-Indigenous ethnicity 1.49 (1.20-1.85)* 1.42 (1.13-1.78)**b
Indigenous ethnicity - Ref   
≥ 3 Children 1.91 (1.55-2.35)* 1.97 (1.59-2.45)*b
≤ 2 Children - Ref   
  1. *P < 0.001, **P < 0.05.
  2. aAdjusted with age, education, desire of children, income, ethnicity, no. of children.
  3. bAdjusted with income, ethnicity, no. of children.