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Table 6 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios of wanting a circumcision and risky sex (n = 5100)

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 1.23** [1.08-1.41] 1.36** [1.06-1.74]
Age   
15-24 1.00 1.00
25-34 0.15*** [0.12-0.18] 0.52*** [0.37-0.72]
35-44 0.06*** [0.05-0.08] 0.35*** [0.25-0.49]
45-54 0.04*** [0.03-0.05] 0.24*** [0.15-0.37]
Level of education   
None 1.00 1.00
Primary 2.95** [1.44-6.07] 3.79 [0.39-36.1]
Secondary+ 3.64*** [1.77-7.48] 4.14 [0.44-38.8]
Religion   
Traditional/Other 1.00 1.00
Christians 1.36 [0.97-1.92] 0.51** [0.31-0.82]
Muslim+ 1.23 [0.49-3.06] 0.05*** [0.02-0.15]
None 1.76 [1.24-2.49] 0.86 [0.54-1.39]
Residence   
Urban 1.00 1.00
Rural 0.78** [0.67-0.90] 0.66** [0.44-0.99]
Province   
Manicaland 1.00 1.00
Mashonaland 0.82 [0.63-1.08] 0.88 [0.57-1.35]
Matabeleland/Midlands 1.41* [1.06-1.88] 1.18 [0.74-1.85]
Harare 1.24 [0.92-1.67] 1.21 [0.74-1.99]
Bulawayo 1.69** [1.25-2.29] 0.83 [0.49-1.39]
Marital status   
Never married 1.00 1.00
Married/Living together 0.00*** [0.00-0.00] 0.00*** [0.00-0.00]
Formerly married 0.01*** [0.00-0.03] 0.02*** [0.00-0.05]
Wealth tercile   
Lowest 1.00 1.00
Middle 1.41*** [1.18-1.69] 0.95 [0.69-1.31]
Highest 1.43*** [1.21-1.70] 0.96 [0.64-1.44]
  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.