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Table 3 Adjusted ORsa and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) from multilevel random intercept models of the effect of socioeconomic indicators on risky sexual behaviors by sex

From: Socioeconomic variations in risky sexual behavior among adolescents in 14 sub-Saharan Africa countries who report ever having had sex

Covariate Multiple Sexual Partners (2+) Condomless Sex
Female Male Female Male
Residence
 Rural 1 1 1 1
 Urban 1.06 (0.89–1.26) 1.21 (1.04–1.41) 0.73 (0.64–0.84) 0.55 (0.46–0.65)
Wealth
 Lowest 1 1 1 1
 Middle 1.04 (0.88–1.24) 1.02 (0.88–1.19) 0.59 (0.51–0.68) 0.69 (0.59–0.81)
 Highest 0.93 (0.75–1.16) 1.04 (0.87–1.24) 0.44 (0.37–0.53) 0.52 (0.42–0.63)
Years of schooling
 0–5 1 1 1 1
 6+ 0.89 (0.76–1.05) 0.92 (0.79–1.07) 0.49 (0.43–0.56) 0.50 (0.43–0.58)
Random effect
 Survey 0.46 (0.30–0.70) 0.36 (0.23–0.54) 0.94 (0.64–1.37) 0.95 (0.65–1.40)
 Cluster 0.69 (0.56–0.84) 0.62 (0.50–0.76) 0.56 (0.45–0.69) 0.67 (0.54–0.83)
  1. a ORs were adjusted for age and socioeconomic characteristics