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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios of wanting a circumcision and having ever paid for sex (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
Wanting a circumcision 1.40*** [1.22-1.62] 1.42*** [1.22-1.66]
Age   
15-24 1.00 1.00
25-34 4.58*** [3.69-5.69] 2.47 *** [1.81-3.35]
35-44 6.10*** [4.91-7.58] 3.11*** [2.20-4.39]
45-54 10.3*** [7.95-13.3] 5.80*** [3.99-8.44]
Level of education   
None 1.00 1.00
Primary 1.29 [0.53-3.09] 1.46 [0.55-3.86]
Secondary+ 1.08 [0.45-2.56] 1.40 [0.52-3.71]
Religion   
Traditional/Other 1.00 1.00
Christians 0.37*** [0.27-0.49] 0.54*** [0.38-0.74]
Muslim+ 0.86 [0.43-1.69] 1.86 [0.49-7.01]
None 0.68* [0.48-0.93] 0.98 [0.70-1.35]
Residence   
Urban 1.00 1.00
Rural 0.69*** [0.58-0.80] 0.55*** [0.41-0.76]
Province   
Manicaland 1.00 1.00
Mashonaland 0.88 [0.69-1.12] 0.83 [0.63-1.09]
Matabeleland/Midlands 0.79 [0.62-1.02] 0.74* [0.55-0.99]
Harare 1.29 [0.98-1.69] 0.81 [0.56-1.18]
Bulawayo 0.53** [0.35-0.79] 0.31*** [0.18-0.50]
Marital status   
Never married 1.00 1.00
Married/Living together 5.19*** [4.33-6.23] 2.13*** [1.58-2.87]
Formerly married 7.70*** [5.7-10.3] 3.39*** [2.30-4.98]
Wealth tercile   
Lowest 1.00 1.00
Middle 1.16 [0.94-1.43] 1.25* [1.03-1.53]
Highest 1.36*** [1.14-1.61] 1.16 [0.85-1.58]
  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.