Table 3

Multivariate analysis of the chlamydia risk determinants showing the significant variables

VariableBSESignificanceAdjusted OR (95% CI)
SI with infected partner
 More than once1.390.62p=0.033.99 (1.18–13.50)
Age (in years)p<0.01
 <202.560.71p<0.0112.91 (3.18–52.27)
 25+0.410.51p=0.421.50 (0.56–4.01)
Total number of sexual partners0.030.01p=0.041.03 (1.00–1.05)
  • * Reference category.

  • OR for every unit increase.

  • B, estimated coefficient; CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; SE, standard error; SI, sexual intercourse.