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Table 5 VIH, syphilis, hepatitis B and C infections associated with sociodemographic factors

From: A study on HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B and C virus infections among female sex workers in the Republic of Congo

HIV Syphilis HBV HCV
Variables N Reactive n (% [CI]) cOR (CI 95%) P value Reactive n (% [CI]) cOR (CI 95%) P value Reactive
n (% [CI])
cOR (CI 95%) P value Reactive
n (% [CI])
cOR (CI 95%) P value
Cyties
 Brazzaville 287 17 (5,92% [0% – 17%])    2 (0,7% [0% – 12,2%])    5(1,7% [0% – 13,2%])    1 (0,35% [0% – 11,9%] )   
 Dolisie 93 7 (7,5% [0% – 27%]) 1,3 [0,5 – 3,7] 0,53 2 (2,1% [0% – 22,2%]) 6,9 [0,8 – 62] 0,08 3 (3,2% [0% – 23,2%]) 2,1 [0,46 – 9,3] 0,33 1 (1,08% [0% – 21,3%] ) 6,88 [0,1 – 257,7] 0,29
 Nkayi 94 3(3,19% [0%–23% ]) 0,6 [0,16 – 2,2] 0,46 1 (1,06% [0% – 21,1%]) 0,84 [0,05 – 13] 0,90 6 (6,3% [0% – 25,9%] 3,4 [0,93 – 12,4] 0,06 0 (0% [0% – 0%] ) 0 -
 Pointe Noire 233 30(12,8% [0%–23,6%]) 1,8 [0,89 – 3,7] 0,09 12 (5,1% [0% – 17,6%]) 14,2 [2,13 – 94,4] 0,006 17 (7,3% [0% – 19,6%]) 6,6 [2,21 – 19,7] 0,0007 4 (1,7% [0% – 14,4%]) 28,22 [0,5 – 1365,9] 0,09
 Pokola 98 3 (3,06% [0% – 22,55%] ) 0,5 [0,14 – 2] 0,36 1 (1,02% [0% – 20,7%]) 2 [0,1–1] 0,59 3 (3% [0% – 22,5%]) 1,9 [0,42 – 9,1] 0,38 0 (0% [0% – 0%] ) 0 -
Group age (years)
  < 20 142 6 (4,23% [0% – 20,32%] )    2 (1,41% [0% – 17,7%] )    9 (6,3% [0%–22,2%])    0   
 20 –24 200 7 (3,5% [0% – 17,11%] ) 1 [0,31 – 3,3] 0,978 4 (2% [0% – 15,72%] ) 3,7 [0,44 – 31,4] 0,22 8 (4% [0% – 17,5%]) 0,8 [0,29 – 2,3] 0,72 1 (0,5% [0% – 14,3%]) 0 -
 25 –29 180 5 (2,78% [0% – 17,18%] ) 0,7 [0,19 – 2,5] 0,58 1 (0,56% [0% – 15,1%] ) 0,8 [0,05 – 12,4] 0,87 9 (5% [0% – 19,2%]) 0,9 [0,32 – 2,5] 0,84 1 (0,5% [0% – 15,1%] ) 0 -
 30 –34 109 10 (9,17% [0% – 27,07%] ) 2,4 [0,8 – 7,6] 0,11 3 (2,75% [0% – 21,2%] ) 4,2 [0,46 – 38] 0,20 4 (3,6% [0% – 22,1%]) 0,62 [0,18 – 2,2] 0,46 0 0 -
 35 et 39 78 16 (20,51% [0% – 36,93%] ) 4,7 [1,57 – 14,1] 0,00 2 (2,56% [0% – 24,4%] ) 2,8 [0,26 – 31,2] 0,39 1 (1,2% [0% – 23,3%]) 0,18 [0,02 – 1,5] 0,11 1 (1,2% [0% – 23,3%] ) 0 -
  > 40 96 16 (16,67% [0% – 34,93%] ) 3,8 [1,28 – 11,3] 0,01 6 (6,25% [0% – 25,6%]) 8,7 [1,06 – 72,3] 0,04 3 (3,1% [0% – 22,8%]) 0,44 [0,1 – 1,8] 0,26 3 (3,1% [0% – 22,8%] ) 0 -
Age of first sexe
  < 15 years 309 20 (6,47% [0% – 16,95%] )    10 (3,2% [0% – 14,2%])    16 (5,1% [0% – 16%])    3 (0,97% [0% – 12,07%] )   
  > 15 years 496 40 (8,06% [0% – 16,12%] ) 1 [0,58 – 2] 0,80 8 (1,6% [0% – 10,3%] ) 0,4 [0,14 – 1,1] 0,07 18 (3,6% [0% – 12,2%]) 0,75 [0,36 – 1,5] 0,43 3 (0,6% [0% – 9,3%] ) 0,39 [0,06 – 2,42] 0,31
Drug use
 No 683 51 (7,46% [0% – 14,26%] )    14 (2,05% [0% – 9,4%] )    27 (3,9% [0% – 11,3%])    4 (0,59% [0% – 8,06%] )   
 yes 122 9 (7,38% [0% – 24,45%] ) 1,1 [0,49 – 2,77] 0,73 4 (3,28% [0% – 20,7%] ) 1,4 [0,34 – 6,2] 0,61 7 (5,7% [0% – 22,9%]) 1,5 [0,55 – 4,3] 0,40 2 (1,64% [0% – 19,2%] ) 6,7 [0,83 – 53,82] 0,07
Unprotected sex
 No 364 36 (9,89% [0,14% – 19,64%] )    10 (2,7% [0% – 12,8%] )    14 (3,8% [0% – 13,9%])    3 (0,82% [0% – 11%] )   
 Yes 441 24 (4,76% [0% – 13,87%] ) 0,4 [0,06 – 4,02] 0,49 8 (1,8% [0% – 11,0%] ) 0 - 20 (4,5% [0% – 13,6%]) 0,87 [0,1 – 7,8] 0,89 3 (0,68% [0% – 9,9%] ) 0 -
Condom use
 Never 46 4 (8,68% [0%–30,76%])    0 (0% [0% – 0%] )    1 (2,1% [0% – 30,7%])    0   
unconsistent 395 20 (5,06% [0% – 14,67%]) 1,4 [0,18 – 12,25] 0,70 8 (2,03% [0% – 11,7%] ) 0 - 19 (4,8% [0% – 14,4%]) 1,9 [0,24 – 15,9] 0,53 3 (0,76% [0% – 10,6%] ) 0 -
 Always 364 36 (9,89% [0,14% – 19,64%]) 0 - 10 (2,7% [0% – 12,8%] ) 0 - 14 (3,8% [0% – 13,9%]) 0   3 (0,82% [0% – 11,05%] ) 0 -
Injecting drug use
 No 778 55 (7,07% [0,3% – 13,84%])    16 (2,06% [0%–9,01%] )    31 (3,9% [0% – 10,8%])    6 (0,7% [0% – 7,7%] )   
 Yes 27 5 (18,51% [0%–43,7%]) 0,5 [0,07 – 3,49] 0,49 2 (7,41% [0% – 43,7%] ) 0,7 [0,06 – 9,71] 0,83 3 (11,1% [0% – 46,6%]) 0,9 [0,14 – 6,9] 0,99 0 (0% [0% – 0%] ) 0 -
Type of prostitution
 Home-based sex-work 255 22 (8,63% [0% – 20,36%] )    6 (2,35% [0% – 14,4%] )    11 (4,3% [0% – 16,3%])    3 (1,1% [0% – 13,3%] )   
 Establishment-based sex-work 469 26 (5,54% [0% – 14,34%] ) 0,9 [0,41 – 2,39] 0,97 10 (2,1% [0% – 11%] ) 0,1 [0,01 – 0,91] 0,04 20 (4,2% [0% – 13,1%]) 0,3 [0,09 – 1,3] 0,12 2 (0,4% [0% – 9,4%] ) 0,03 [0–1,3] 0,06
 Mixed 63 8 (12,69% [0% – 31,63%] ) 1,3 [0,44 – 4,13] 0,59 - 0 - 0 (0% [0% – 0%] ) 0   1 (1,6% [0% – 26,0%] ) 2,84 [0,2 – 40,7] 0,44
 Dont now 18 4 (22,22% [0% – 62,96%] ) 10 [1,91 – 52,73] - 2 (11,1% [0% – 54,6%] ) 5,2 [0,36 – 76,93] - 3 (16,6% [0% – 58,8%]) 1,9 [0,25 – 15,8]   - - -