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Table 2 Factors associated with willingness to get a circumcision (n = 7480)

From: Association between wanting circumcision and risky sexual behaviour in Zimbabwe: evidence from the 2010–11 Zimbabwe demographic and health survey

Variable Unadjusted ORs Adjusted ORs
Age   
15-24 1.00 1.00
25-34 1.47*** [1.29-1.66] 1.21* [1.01-1.44]
35-44 1.31*** [1.13-1.51] 1.01 [0.82-1.24]
45-54 0.75** [0.61-0.93] 0.63** [0.48-0.84]
Level of education   
None 1.00 1.00
Primary 1.53 [0.87-2.68] 1.40 [0.78-2.51]
Secondary+ 2.45** [1.40-4.28] 1.98 [1.10-3.56]
Religion   
Traditional/Other 1.00 1.00
Christians 0.79 [0.59-1.08] 0.74* [0.54-0.99]
Muslim+ 2.30 [0.48-10.8] 1.70 [0.34-8.42]
None 0.68* [0.49-0.93] 0.67* [0.49-0.91]
Residence   
Urban 1.00 1.00
Rural 0.75*** [0.66-0.85] 1.02 [0.82-1.29]
Province   
Manicaland 1.00 1.00
Mashonaland 1.00 [0.79-1.27] 1.06 [0.84-1.32]
Matabeleland/Midlands 1.27* [1.00-1.61] 1.41** [1.12-1.76]
Harare 1.23 [0.94-1.61] 1.06 [0.77-1.44]
Bulawayo 1.96*** [1.45-2.65] 1.73** [1.23-2.42]
Marital status   
Never married 1.00 1.00
Married/Living together 1.26*** [1.13-1.40] 1.34** [1.13-1.59]
Formerly married 1.44** [1.14-1.82] 1.57** [1.19-2.07]
Wealth tercile   
Lowest 1.00 1.00
Middle 1.11 [0.95-1.28] 1.12 [0.97-1.29]
Highest 1.49*** [1.30-1.72] 1.36** [1.11-1.67]
  1. Exponential coefficients; 95percent confidence intervals in brackets.
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
  3. +Based on few weighted cases.
  4. “Secondary+” includes those with a secondary education and above.
  5. “Mashonaland Province” includes Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Mashonaland Central and Masvingo.
  6. “Matabeleland/Midlands” includes Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South and Midlands.