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Table 4 Baseline and time-varying factors predicting bacterial vaginosis recurrence among 440 female sex workers followed-up in a microbicide trial: adjusted hazard ratios (Multivariate model)

From: Behavioural and medical predictors of bacterial vaginosis recurrence among female sex workers: longitudinal analysis from a randomized controlled trial

Factors HR§ and 95% CI p-value
Study sites:   
   Chennai/Bagalkot District 4.83 (3.49 – 6.68) <0.0001
   Cotonou 3.16 (2.30 - 4.33) <0.0001
   Kampala (Ref.) 1.00 - -
CCU‡ with primary partner in the past 7 days:   
   No 1.00 - -
   Yes 0.68 (0.49 - 0.93) 0.0169
   No primary partner or no sexual act with him 0.72 (0.56 - 0.92) 0.0085
Recent intra-vaginal cleansing (as reported at baseline) 1.30 (1.02 - 1.64) 0.0322
Candidiasis in the at-risk-period 0.70 (0.53 - 0.93) 0.0130
  1. § HR=Hazard ratio; CI=Confidence interval; ‡ CCU=Consistent condom use (100% of sexual acts).