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Table 2 Odds ratios for factors associated with smoking status, College Park, MD, n = 40

From: Association between cigarette smoking and the vaginal microbiota: a pilot study

  OR 95% CI Pvalue Adjusted OR 95% CI Pvalue
Community state type (CST), dominant bacteria§         
  CST-I, L. crispatus-dominated REF - - - REF - - -
  CST-III, L. iners-dominated 2.17 0.40 11.74 0.37 2.66 0.19 38.04 0.47
  CST-IV, Lactobacillus-deficient 7.22 1.44 36.22 0.02 25.61 1.03 636.61 0.05
Age         
  18-28 REF - - -     
  29-39 23.80 2.34 242.29 0.01 - - - -
  40-45 13.60 2.15 85.86 0.01 - - - -
Education, years 0.82 0.61 1.10 0.18 - - - -
Douching, past 2 months 5.25 0.93 29.70 0.06 0.81 0.05 13.61 0.88
Currently menstruating 1.00 0.29 3.45 1.00     
Lifetime number of sex partners         
  0-4 REF - - -     
  5-7 0.44 0.03 5.88 0.54 0.31 0.01 9.84 0.50
  8 or more 20.00 2.75 145.48 0.00 40.70 2.46 674.00 0.01
Sexual activity in prior 24 hours         
  No vaginal intercourse REF - - - - - - -
  Vaginal intercourse with no condom 3.00 0.61 14.86 0.18 - - - -
  Vaginal intercourse with a condom 3.00 0.46 19.59 0.25 - - - -
  1. §CST defined by Ravel et al. 44