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Table 4 Binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with RSB among people with bipolar disorder at AMHH, 2017

From: Risky sexual behavior and associated factors among patients with bipolar disorders in Ethiopia

Variables Risky sexual behavior COR [95% CI] AOR [95% CI]
Yes 147 (49.5%) No 150 (51.5%)
Sex
 Male 107 (36.0) 66 (22.2) 3.40 [2.09,5.93]*** 2.23 [1.27,3.92]**
 females 40 (13.5) 84 (28.3) 1 1
Age
 18–24 60 (20.2) 23 (7.7) 3.22 [2.04,5.80]*** 2.08 [1.47,3.81]**
 25–34 59 (19.9) 73 (24.6) 1.70 [1.03,2.73] 1.11 [0.56,1.98]
 35–44 19 (6.4) 40 (13.5) 0.73 [0.16,3.40] 0.47 [0.24,0.86]
  > 44 9 (3.0) 14 (4.7) 1 1
Age at onset of the disease
  ≤ 25 year 93 (31.2) 75 (25.3) 1.72 [1.08–2.73]* 1.53 [0.82–2.84]
  > 25 year 54 (18.2) 75 (25.3) 1 1
Type of current episode
 Manic 115 (38.7) 76 (25.6) 2.65 [1.60,4.35]*** 2.31 [1.24,4.32]**
 Depressive 32 (10.8) 74 (24.9) 1 1
Current alcohol use
 yes 106 (35.7) 42 (14.1) 6.64 [4.00,11.03]*** 3.70 (2.01,6.78)***
 No 41 (13.8) 108 (36.4) 1 1
Current khat chewing
 Yes 51 (17.2) 12 (4.0) 6.10 [3.09,12.06]*** 1.48 [0.22,1.07]
 No 96 (32.3) 138 (46.5) 1 1
  1. * = p < 0.05, ** = p < 0.01, *** = p < 0.001, COR: crude odds ratio, AOR: adjusted odds ratio