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Table 2 Odds of syphilis, newly-diagnosed HIV infection, self-reported STD symptoms, condom use and HIV-related knowledge among FSWs in China

From: A community-based comprehensive intervention to reduce syphilis infection among low-fee female sex workers in China: a matched-pair, community-based randomized study

 Syphilis infectionNewly-diagnosed HIV infectionSelf-reported STD symptomsCondom useHIV-related knowledge
OR
(95% CI)
P valueOR
(95% CI)
P valueOR
(95% CI)
P value*OR
(95% CI)
P valueOR
(95% CI)
P value
Group          
 Intervention0.51
(0.27–0.96)
0.03781.15
(0.20–6.54)
0.87530.33
(0.13–0.79)
0.01351.35
(0.81–2.23)
0.24740.81
(0.43–1.51)
0.5038
 Current standard of care1.001.001.001.001.00
Age          
  ≥ 35 years2.38
(1.55–3.65)
< 0.00011.97
(0.66–5.94)
0.22681.31
(0.85–2.02)
0.21680.35
(0.25–0.47)
< 0.00011.22
(0.89–1.66)
0.2130
  < 35 years1.001.001.001.001.00
Educational level          
 Higher than primary school0.63
(0.43–0.93)
0.01890.36
(0.12–1.13)
0.07981.05
(0.71–1.57)
0.79831.72
(1.31–2.27)
< 0.00012.32
(1.72–3.14)
< 0.0001
 Primary school or less education1.001.001.001.001.00
Price charged per vaginal sex act          
  ≤ 50 RMB**1.37
(0.90–2.08)
0.14191.79
(0.55–5.86)
0.33600.70
(0.45–1.09)
0.11210.29
(0.21–0.40)
< 0.00010.59
(0.42–0.82)
0.0019
  > 51 RMB1.001.001.001.001.00
Daily number of clients          
 More than five1.31
(0.90–1.91)
0.16191.76
(0.78–3.98)
0.17221.62
(1.07–2.44)
0.02320.45
(0.33–0.61)
< 0.00010.88
(0.65–1.20)
0.4288
 Less than five1.001.001.001.001.00
  1. **RMB, short for renminbi, is the currency issued by the Chinese government. HIV: Human immunodefiency virus; STD: Sexually transmitted diseases; CI: Confidence intervals; OR: Odds ratios; FSW: Female sex workers; ——: the particular variable was the reference variable
  2. * P < 0.05 indicates statistical significance