Table 2

Multivariate analysis of factors associated with consistent condom use with clients among direct sex workers, Siem Reap, 2001

Consistent condom use
Variable%Adjusted† prevalence ratio (95% CI)
†Adjusted for all the other variables in the table.
‡Success rate is the reported percentage who used condoms following negotiation. For example, if 3 out of 10 clients are persuaded to use condoms, the success rate would be 30%.
*p<0.05.
Age group (years)
    <2087.51
    ≥2075.00.97 (0.59 to 1.59)
Marital status
    Single82.91
    Divorced69.60.99 (0.59 to 1.63)
Clients per week
    <573.61
    5–1576.91.16 (0.66 to 2.06)
    ≥1683.31.26 (0.69 to 2.29)
Monthly income ($US)
    <5051.21
    50–9975.01.61 (1.07 to 2.40)*
    ≥10093.21.91 (1.15 to 3.18)*
Combined score of non-curability of AIDS and effectiveness of condoms
    One answer correct60.01
    Both answers correct80.01.17 (0.58 to 2.39)
Negotiation skill (success rate‡ in persuading clients to use condoms)
    Poor (<100% success)61.31
    Good (100% success)90.41.51 (1.01 to 2.26)*