Table 4

OR for characteristics of high intimacy among main relationships

CharacteristicsOdds of high intimacy (95% CI)
Age difference >3 years1.42 (1.01 to 2.00)*
Frequency of sex in past 3 months1.02 (1.01 to 1.03)*
Length of relationship ≥6 months2.63 (1.90 to 3.65)*
How many close friends know partner (almost all vs rest)2.24 (1.59 to 3.15)*
Ever pregnant with this partner1.73 (1.21 to 2.46)*
Any children together0.85 (0.52 to 1.40)
Ever lived together2.26 (1.60 to 3.20)*
Currently live together2.71 (1.59 to 4.64)*
Get drunk before sex1.40 (1.00 to 1.97)
Get high before sex1.11 (0.77 to 1.59)
Partner gives you money2.72 (1.90 to 3.92)*
You give him money3.48 (2.47 to 4.91)*
Partner gives material gifts2.90 (2.06 to 4.07)*
Partner ever in jail0.75 (0.56 to 1.02)
Partner in a gang2.78 (1.11 to 6.93)*
Partner ever sold drugs0.65 (0.48 to 0.88)*
Perceived partner concurrency0.52 (0.39 to 0.71)*
Partner ever used drugs0.91 (0.65 to 1.27)
Partner gives drugs or money for sex0.32 (0.11 to 0.92)*
Partner is verbally abusive0.59 (0.37 to 0.95)*
Partner is physically abusive0.63 (0.38 to 1.06)
  • *p<0.05.