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Errors and Predictors of Confidence in Condom Use amongst Young Australians Attending a Music Festival

Table 1

Demographic information, education, and risk behaviours by confidence.
(a)

⁢Variable⁢AllConfidentOdds ratio
YesNo value
Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) value: adjusted odds ratio
ExtremelyMostlySome whatNot at all
% (%) (%)

Gender288<0.001 <0.001
Male1294555 (43)62 (48)12 (9)0 (0)4.70 (2.37–9.31)
Female1595522 (14)84 (53)42 (26)11 (7)1
Age2880.386
<211394826 (19)76 (55)31 (22)6 (4)1
211495251 (34)70 (47)23 (15)5 (3)1.29 (0.72–2.32)
Relationship status2880.222
Married/in a relationship1144093 (82)21 (18)1.46 (0.80–2.69)
Single17460130 (75)44 (25)1
Sexuality280
Heterosexual24989192 (77)57 (23)1
Homosexual12410 (83)2 (17)2.13 (0.69–6.59)
Bisexual15514 (93)1 (7)
Other413 (75)1 (25)
Number of drinks in the last 24 hours271
017615 (88)2 (12)1
1–5742750 (68)24 (32)
6–9893365 (73)24 (27)
10–20692662 (90)7 (10)2.40 (1.11–5.15)
>2022819 (86)3 (14)
Number of lifetime sexual partners237
01361 (8)4 (31)5 (39)3 (23)
127110 (0)19 (70)5 (19)3 (11)
2–5863625 (29)41 (48)18 (21)2 (2)
6–10602518 (30)34 (57)7 (12)1 (2)
11–20351512 (34)17 (49)5 (14)1 (3)
>2016711 (69)4 (25)1 (6)0 (0)
51265326 (21)64 (51)28 (22)8 (6)1
>51114741 (37)55 (50)13 (12)2 (2)2.13 (1.04–4.37)

(b)

Source of educationAll ()All (%)Confident, (%)Not confident, (%) value

High school15855125 (79)33 (21)
Partner772760 (78)17 (22)
Packet instructions531848 (91)5 (9)
Friends401431 (78)9 (23)
Other401432 (80)8 (20)
Internet19718 (95)1 (5)
Health care workers15514 (93)1 (7)
Family939 (100)0 (0)

(c)

VariableMedian (IQR), all participantsMedian (IQR), confidentMedian (IQR), not confident value

Age21 (19–23)21 (19–23)20 (19–22)
Number of standard drinks, past 24 hours10 (4–15)10 (5–15)6 (3–10)
Number of sexual partners, lifetime5 (2–10)6 (3–10)4 (1–7)

a: Chi-square test; b: value: heterosexual versus nonheterosexual; c: Fisher’s exact test; d: interquartile range; e: Mann-Whitney U test; f: value: <10 drinks versus 10 drinks; g: value: 5 versus >5 sexual partners. Adjusted for age and gender.

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