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Research Article

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

Table 3

Condom use errors as predictors of confidence.

⁢Variable errorAllConfidenceOdds ratio
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Total
(%)
Yes
(%)
No
(%)
Unadjusted odds ratio
(95% CI)
⁢Adjusted odd ratio(95% CI) value Adjusted odds ratio
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
Male
(%)
Female
(%)
MaleFemale

Condom breaking in the last 12 months ()0.677
 Never67 (40)101 (60)168 (63)61 (46)73 (55)6 (18)28 (82)0.80 (0.21–2.98)1.30 (0.61–2.78)1
 Sporadic/always55 (55)45 (45)100 (37)51 (63)30 (37)4 (21)15 (79)111.15 (0.60–2.22)

Condom slipping off during intercourse in last 12 months ()0.436
 Never60 (43)80 (57)140 (52)56 (50)57 (50)4 (15)23 (85)1.75 (0.49–6.31)1.16 (0.57–2.35)1.28 (0.69–2.38)
 Sporadic/always63 (49)66 (51)129 (48)56 (55)45 (44)7 (25)21 (75)111

Condom slipping off when withdrawing in last 12 months ()0.252
 Never60 (46)71 (54)131 (49)56 (52)52 (48)4 (17)19 (83)1.78 (0.49–6.43)1.34 (0.66–2.73)1.44 (0.77–2.67)
 Sporadic/always62 (45)76 (55)138 (51)55 (52)51 (48)7 (22)25 (78)111

Checking expiry date in last 12 months ()0.049
 Never57 (45)69 (55)126 (47)49 (52)45 (48)8 (25)24 (75)0.30 (0.08–1.18)0.64 (0.31–1.29)0.54 (0.29–1.00)
 Sporadic/always65 (55)79 (45)144 (53)62 (51)59 (49)3 (13)20 (87)111

Used oil-based Lubricant in last 12 months ()0.937
 Never71 (44)89 (56)160 (59)65 (51)62 (49)6 (18)27 (82)1.15 (0.33–4.00)0.93 (0.45–1.91)0.98 (0.52–1.83)
 Sporadic/always52 (46)59 (54)111 (41)47 (53)42 (47)5 (23)17 (77)111

Adjusted for age and gender, eliminating all nonresponders and nonusers of condoms.

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