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Table 4 Multivariable models of factors associated with HSV-2 prevalence among pregnant women attending ANC in Wolaita zone health centers, SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus-2 among pregnant women attending antenatal care at health facilities in Wolaita zone, Ethiopia

Variables HSV-2 sero status AOR 95 % C.I. for AOR P-value
Negative (%) Positive (%) Lower Upper
Occupation
 Merchant 21(8.3) 18(7.1) 1    
 Gov. employee 17(6.7) 10(4) 0.686 0.209 2.254 0.535
 Housewife 98(38.9) 44(17.5) 0.593 0.262 1.341 0.210
aDaily labours 35(13.9) 9(3.6) 1.293 1.033 1.739 0.022
1st sexual intercourse age
 25–29 years 6(2.4) 6(2.4) 1    
 15–19 years 83(32.9) 50(19.8) 0.704 0.170 2.917 0.628
 20–24 years 82(32.5) 25(9.9) 0.339 0.080 1.433 0.141
Life time no of sex. partner
a1 94(37.3) 62(24.6) 0.476 0.250 0.904 0.023
STI symptoms
ayes 82(32.5) 59(23.4) 2.822 1.50 5.289 0.001
Contraceptive       
ayes 82(32.5) 59(23.4) 2.602 1.407 4.812 0.002
  1. aStatistical significant association