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Table 4 Result of multiple regression analysis on factors affecting FSW's STI treatment- seeking behaviour (N = 296).

From: Utilisation of sexual health services by female sex workers in Nepal

Variables No. (%) Odds Ratio 95% CI Significance
1.Age     
Below 25 119 (63.9) 1.00 0.830-2.225 0.223
Above 25 177 (74.7) 1.359   
2. Education     
Illiterate 98 (68.8) 1.00 0.764-1.890 0.370
Literate 198 (70.5) 1.202   
3.Marital status     
Never married 65 (55.6) 1.00   
Separated/divorced/widow 59 (72.8) 2.877 1.756-4.713 0.001
Married 172 (75.8) 2.473 1.320-4.634 0.005
4. Type of sex workers     
Establishment-based 71 (60.7) 1.00 1.217-3.117 0.004
Street-based 83 (73.1) 1.948   
5. Perceived health worker discrimination in     
Yes 142 (67.6) 1.00 0.540-1.284 0.425
No 154 (71.6) 0.833   
  1. OR = Odds Ratio, CI = Confidence Interval