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Table 3 Factors associated with giving used syringe

From: Suicidal ideation and HIV risk behaviors among a cohort of injecting drug users in New Delhi, India

  Univariate GEE of factors associated with sharing of used syringe Multivariate logistic GEE of factors associated with sharing of used syringe
Characteristic OR (95% CI) P-valuea AOR (95% CI) P-valuea
Suicidal Ideation 1.12 (1.08-1.16) <0.001 1.12 (1.08-1.16) <0.001**
  yes versus no
Formal Schooling 0.99 (0.95-1.04) 0.755 0.99 (0.95-1.04) 0.767
  yes versus no
Marital Status 1.03 (0.98-1.09) 0.195 1.02 (0.97-1.08) 0.381
  married/cohabiting versus others
Occupation 0.99 (0.95-1.04) 0.810 1.00 (0.96-1.05) 0.795
  scavenging versus others
Income (in INR) 1.05 (1.00-1.10) 0.043 1.05 (1.00-1.10) 0.033
  100 versus more
Age 1.00 (0.99-1.00) 0.356 1.00 (0.99-1.00) 0.507
  1. Note: GEE: Generalized estimating equations, INR: Indian national Rupee, OR: Odds ratio, AOR: Adjusted odds ratio, CI: Confidence interval.
  2. a tested with wald chi square with 1 degree of freedom.
  3. **significant at 0.01 level.