Table 3

GEE results of adjusted ORs (AOR), standard errors, 95% CIs, and p values in parenthesis (dyads=168, N=116)

Respondent characteristicsRisky misperception of partner's HIV status
AOR (SE; 95% CI)p Values
Respondent's characteristics/behaviour
 HIV positive0.13 (0.08; 0.04 to 0.47)0.002
 HIV unknown0.46 (0.39; 0.09 to 2.41)
 Age1.03 (0.03; 0.97 to 1.10)
 Homeless1.11 (0.48; 0.47 to 2.60)
 Years of schooling0.96 (0.09; 0.80 to 1.16)
 Number of lifetime arrest0.98 (0.16; 0.71 to 1.34)
 Number of sex partners1.06 (0.09; 0.91 to 1.25)
 Experience in transactional sex0.29 (0.17; 0.09 to 0.94)0.039
Respondent's knowledge about partners
 Partner's age0.90 (0.05; 0.81 to 1.00)0.042
 Partner's experience in transactional sex1.19 (0.67; 0.39 to 3.60)
Dyadic characteristics
 African American–African American couples5.11 (4.39; 0.95 to 27.51)0.057
 Caucasian–Caucasian couples0.16 (0.11; 0.04 to 0.65)0.011
 Gay–Gay couples3.57 (2.29; 1.01 to 12.56)0.048
Risky sexual relationships
 Drug use before or during sex0.84 (0.51; 0.24 to 2.97)
 Unprotected sex1.28 (0.75; 0.40 to 4.05)
Interpersonal relationships
Intimacy (connected, confide, emotion)1.89 (1.00; 0.66 to 5.35)
Commitment (matter, care, live)0.45 (0.17; 0.21 to 0.96)0.039
Socialising (contact, hang out, seen)0.82 (0.31; 0.39 to 1.73)
Financial (ego-money, partner-money)0.66 (0.27; 0.30 to 1.47)
Trust (ego-trust, partner-trust)2.78 (1.28; 1.13 to 6.87)0.026
Honesty (partner-honest)0.71 (0.29; 0.32 to 1.60)