Table 2

 Factors associated with reporting condom use at last sex* in Natsal 2000: men†

PrevalenceCrude odds ratioAge adjusted odds ratioDenominator‡
% (95% CI)(95% CI)(95% CI)
*In the past year. †Reporting partner(s) of opposite and/or same gender in past year. ‡ Unweighted, weighted denominators. §Includes widowed, divorced and separated.
All men29.4 (27.9 to 30.9)4089, 4986
Sociodemographic
Age group (years)p<0.0001
    16–2451.6 (47.8 to 55.3)1.00941, 1159
    25–3427.1 (24.8 to 29.5)0.35 (0.29 to 0.42)1621, 1965
    35–4418.0 (16.1 to 20.1)0.21 (0.17 to 0.25)1527, 1863
Marital statusp<0.0001p<0.0001
    Married18.1 (16.2 to 20.2)1.001.001518, 2201
    Cohabiting22.5 (19.1 to 26.2)1.31 (1.03 to 1.68)1.08 (0.84 to 1.38)646, 913
    Previously married§25.5 (20.2 to 31.8)1.55 (1.11 to 2.17)1.62 (1.16 to 2.26)275, 211
    Single, never married48.7 (45.8 to 51.6)4.29 (3.59 to 5.13)2.65 (2.14 to 3.27)1645, 1654
Self reported ethnicityp = 0.0012p = 0.0024
    White28.4 (26.9 to 30.0)1.001.003675, 4586
    Black Caribbean43.3 (32.1 to 55.3)1.93 (1.18 to 3.14)1.61 (0.98 to 2.66)106, 89
    Black African46.3 (30.1 to 56.2)1.87 (1.08 to 3.25)2.08 (1.09 to 3.97)85, 66
    Indian45.4 (32.8 to 58.5)2.09 (1.22 to 3.58)2.35 (1.34 to 4.12)69, 74
    Pakistani31.8 (15.2 to 54.7)1.17 (0.45 to 3.05)1.15 (0.45 to 2.91)25, 34
Religionp = 0.0005p = 0.0158
    None29.5 (27.6 to 31.5)1.001.002455, 3027
    Anglican23.2 (20.0 to 26.8)0.72 (0.59 to 0.90)0.90 (0.72 to 1.12)656, 845
    Roman Catholic30.7 (25.6 to 36.4)1.06 (0.81 to 1.39)1.15 (0.86 to 1.53)374, 419
    Christian, other35.3 (30.3 to 40.6)1.30 (1.02 to 1.67)1.33 (1.03 to 1.72)428, 507
    Non-Christian36.8 (28.8 to 45.6)1.39 (0.95 to 2.03)1.56 (1.07 to 2.26)168, 178
Social classp = 0.496p = 0.099
    I/II/III27.9 (26.2 to 29.7)1.001.003105, 3785
    IV/V/unemployed29.3 (25.7 to 33.2)1.07 (0.88 to 1.31)0.84 (0.68 to 1.03)733, 901
Sexual behaviour
Number of partner(s) of the opposite and/or same gender, past yearp<0.0001p = 0.0347
    125.7 (24.0 to 27.6)1.001.002762, 3575
    238.4 (33.5 to 43.5)1.80 (1.42 to 2.28)1.28 (1.00 to 1.65)501, 557
    3–437.8 (32.5 to 43.3)1.75 (1.36 to 2.25)1.19 (0.91 to 1.56)411, 432
    5+43.5 (37.1 to 50.2)2.22 (1.67 to 2.96)1.46 (1.06 to 2.00)312, 303
Partnership characteristics
Partner’s genderp = 0.183p = 0.076
    Opposite gender29.3 (27.7 to 30.8)1.001.003974, 4882
    Same gender35.8 (26.6 to 46.2)1.35 (0.87 to 2.09)1.53 (0.96 to 2.44)115, 104
Partnership typep<0.0001p<0.0001
    Married18.2 (16.2 to 20.3)1.001.001443, 2073
    Living together21.7 (18.6 to 25.1)1.25 (0.99 to 1.58)0.97 (0.76 to 1.24)764, 978
    Regular partners39.1 (35.7 to 42.7)2.89 (2.37 to 3.54)1.71 (1.36 to 2.14)1058,1096
    Not regular partners53.6 (49.6 to 57.6)5.21 (4.21 to 6.45)3.30 (2.64 to 4.13)820, 834
Duration of partnershipp<0.0001p<0.0001
    Most recent occasion was also first occasion54.8 (50.5 to 59.0)1.001.00678, 750
    <6 months40.6 (34.8 to 46.7)0.56 (0.42 to 0.76)0.51 (0.37 to 0.69)345, 338
    At least 6 months but <1 year35.6 (28.6 to 43.2)0.46 (0.32 to 0.65)0.40 (0.28 to 0.59)255, 285
    At least 1 year but <3 years25.3 (21.4 to 29.7)0.28 (0.21 to 0.37)0.28 (0.22 to 0.38)572, 639
    At least 3 years but <5 years23.4 (18.8 to 28.8)0.25 (0.18 to 0.35)0.29 (0.21 to 0.41)346, 453
    At least 5 years19.4 (17.1 to 22.0)0.20 (0.16 to 0.25)0.33 (0.25 to 0.42)1113, 1526
First sex with most recent partnerp<0.0001p = 0.001
    At least 1 week after meeting27.5 (25.8 to 29.2)1.001.003196, 3999
    Within 1 week of meeting37.0 (33.5 to 40.5)1.55 (1.30 to 1.84)1.34 (1.12 to 1.60)865, 958
Sexual health outcomes
STD clinic attendance, past 5 yearsp = 0.304p = 0.842
    No29.2 (27.6 to 30.8)1.001.003702, 4595
    Yes32.2 (26.9 to 38.0)1.15 (0.88 to 1.50)1.03 (0.78 to 1.36)381, 387
STD diagnosis(es) past 5 yearsp = 0.056p = 0.027
    No30.0 (28.4 to 31.6)1.001.003789, 4653
    Yes21.3 (14.5 to 30.1)0.63 (0.39 to 1.01)0.58 (0.35 to 0.94)142, 148