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Table 4 Factors associated with risky sexual behavior (RSB) among sexually-active adolescents in Bangkok, 2020 (n = 872)

From: Risky sexual behavior and associated factors among sexually-experienced adolescents in Bangkok, Thailand: findings from a school web-based survey

Variables Categories RSB n (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95%CI)
No (n = 266) Yes (n = 606)
Uses cannabis No 259 (31.9) 553 (68.1) 1    
Yes 7 (11.7) 53 (88.3) 3.55** 1.59–7.91 2.84* 1.23–6.56
Drinks alcohol No 169 (32.8) 346 (67.2) 1    
Yes 97 (27.2) 260 (72.8) 1.34 0.97–1.76 1.09 0.79–1.51
Smokes cigarettes No 233 (34.0) 452 (66.0) 1    
Yes 33 (17.6) 154 (82.4) 2.41** 2.41–3.62 1.79* 1.12–2.88
Uses e-cigarettes No 225 (32.6) 466 (67.4) 1    
Yes 41 (22.7) 140 (77.3) 1.65* 1.12–2.42 1.08 0.69–1.68
Gambles No 205 (34.9) 382 (65.1) 1    
Yes 61 (21.4) 224 (78.6) 1.55* 1.40–2.67 1.81* 1.28–2.55
Uses birth control Yes 218 (36.3) 382 (63.7) 1    
No 48 (17.6) 224 (82.4) 2.66** 1.87–3.79 2.74** 2.91–3.93
Was sexually abused* No 238 (31.6) 515 (68.4) 1    
Yes 28 (23.5) 91 (76.5) 1.65 1.06–2.59 1.60* 1.03–2.56
  1. *p-value < 0.05, **p-value < 0.001. Controlling for socio-demographic characteristics