Table 4: Unadjusted and adjusted analyses of relationships between individual behavioral characteristics and risk of bacterial vaginosis among 212 clandestine female sex workers: Lima, Peru, 2003.

BV –BV +

(%) or(%) orUnadjustedAdjusted
mean ± SDmean ± SDOR95% CIPRRa95% CI

Years of education9.6 ± 2.98.6 ± 3.30.95(0.89, 1.00)0.97(0.91, 1.04)
Condom use with past 3 partners0.59(0.39, 0.89)0.64(0.42, 0.98)
 0–2 partners21 (18)37 (39)
 All partners96 (82)58 (61)
Used lubricant69 (59)40 (42)0.69(0.46, 1.03)0.83(0.53, 1.32)
Had problems using condomb31 (26)45 (47)1.61(1.07, 2.40)
Street-based sex work50 (43)57 (60)1.47(0.98, 2.22)1.19(0.73, 1.94)

aPrevalence rate ratios (PRRs) associated with all covariates included in final multivariate models are reported. bCondom broke, slipped, or fell off.