Table 1 Association of sociodemographic characteristics with incident sexually transmitted infection
Nn (%)OR (95% CI)p Value
Age group (years)
    18–244254 (0.9)10.03
    25–2937711 (2.9)3.5 (1.1 to 10.8)
    30–3444919 (4.2)4.6 (1.6 to 13.7)
    35–3942613 (3.1)3.3 (1.1 to 10.0)
    40–4950317 (3.4)3.7 (1.2 to 10.9)
Marital status
    Married155252 (3.4)1<0.001
    Single5554 (0.7)0.2 (0.1 to 0.6)
Divorced/widowed/separated738 (11.0)3.6 (1.7 to 7.6)
Education
    None21411 (5.1)1p Value for trend 0.002
    1–9 years86730 (3.5)0.7 (0.3 to 1.3)
    10–14 years86722 (2.5)0.5 (0.2 to 1.0)
    15–23 years2321 (0.4)0.1 (0.0 to 0.6)
Literate
    Yes187347 (2.5)10.007
    No30717 (5.5)2.3 (1.3 to 4.0)
Ethnicity
    Goan198050 (2.5)10.002
    Non-Goan20014 (7.0)2.9 (1.6 to 5.3)
Religion
    Hindu164848 (2.9)10.78
    Christian46613 (2.8)1.0 (0.5 to 1.8)
    Muslim663 (4.6)1.5 (0.5 to 5.0)
Occupation
    Homemaker146143 (2.9)10.92
    Employed45114 (3.1)1.1 (0.6 to 1.9)
    Other2687 (2.6)0.9 (0.4 to 1.9)
Income
    <200075225 (3.3)1p Value for trend 0.07
    2000–299937715 (4.0)1.1 (0.6 to 2.2)
    3000–499953715 (2.8)0.8 (0.4 to 1.5)
    5000–99993535 (1.4)0.4 (0.1 to 1.0)
    >10 0001594 (2.5)0.7 (0.2 to 2.0)
Type of housing0.30
    Own home196055 (2.8)1
    Rented2209 (4.1)1.5 (0.7 to 3.0)
Household size0.008
    1–334815 (4.3)1
    4–5118625 (2.1)0.5 (0.3 to 0.9)
    6–957017 (3.0)0.7 (0.4 to 1.5)
    10–17767 (9.2)2.2 (0.9 to 5.5)
Number of bedrooms0.33
    193729 (3.1)1
    286220 (2.3)0.8 (0.4 to 1.4)
    338115 (3.9)1.3 (0.7 to 2.4)
Toilet in home<0.001
    In house88513 (1.5)1
    Outside house129551 (3.9)2.8 (1.5 to 5.2)
Tapwater in house0.001
    Yes97416 (1.6)1
    No120648 (4.0)2.5 (1.4 to 4.5)
Difficulty managing financially0.003
    No148333 (2.2)1
    Yes69731 (4.5)2.1 (1.3 to 3.5)
Hunger in past 3 months0.02
    No206756 (2.7)1
    Yes1138 (7.1)2.7 (1.3 to 5.8)
  • OR, Odds ratio.