Table 2: Prevalence of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, risk behaviors, and vulnerability factors by presence of noncommercial partners among female sex workers, Andhra Pradesh, 2009 ( ).

Prevalence of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, risk behaviors, and vulnerability factorsPresence of noncommercial partner
NoYes Crude ORAdjusted OR
(N = 810)(N = 2415)(95% CI)(95% CI)

HIV18.311.50.6 (0.5–0.7)0.5 (0.4–0.7)
Syphilis7.25.80.8 (0.6–1.1)1.0 (0.7–1.4)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae 3.02.70.9 (0.5–1.4)0.7 (0.5–1.2)
Chlamydia trachomatis 4.03.30.8 (0.6–1.3)0.9 (0.6–1.7)
Inconsistent condom use with occasional clients16.017.71.1 (0.9–1.4)1.1 (0.9–1.5)
Inconsistent condom use with regular clients16.917.81.1 (0.8–1.4)1.1 (0.8–1.3)
Experience of physical violence, past 6 months18.925.91.5 (1.2–1.8)1.7 (1.4–2.1)
Experience of forced sex, past 12 months13.416.91.3 (1.1–1.7)1.4 (1.1–1.7)
Ever had anal sex18.526.11.6 (1.3–1.9)1.5 (1.2–1.9)
Practice of anal sex, past one week 12.520.91.9 (1.5–2.3)1.7 (1.4–2.1)
No condom use in last anal sex7.88.21.0 (0.4–2.1)0.7 (0.4–1.5)

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval.
FSWs who reported not having noncommercial partners were considered as reference category for computing crude and adjusted odds ratios.
Odds ratios were adjusted for FSWs' current age (in completed years), formal schooling (no, yes), typology of sex work (home, brothel/lodge, street, and phone), marital status (never married, currently married, and divorced/separated), source of income other sex work (no, yes), and duration of working as sex worker (in completed years).