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Table 3 Univariate and multiple logistic regression analysis of risk factors for cervicitis (C trachomatis and/or N gonorrhoeae) among 703 antenatal care clients in Gaborone, Botswana

From: Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?

  Total women Women with cervicitis Multiple logistic regression
  No. (%) No. (%) Odds ratio p-value
Age groups       
   <20 76 (11) 17 (22) 10.5 (3.59–30.72) 0.000
   20–29 432 (62) 44 (10) 4.0 (1.60–10.10) 0.003
   30+ 195 (28) 6 (3) 1  
Education       
   Primary school or less 168 (24) 17 (10) 1  
   Junior secondary school 310 (44) 36 (12) 0.6 (0.31–1.23) 0.168
   Senior secondary or higher 225 (32) 14 (6) 0.4 (0.16–0.80) 0.013
Thin/runny discharge       
   No 615 (87) 48 (8) 1  
   Yes 88 (13) 19 (22) 2.1 (1.06–4.24) 0.035
WBC in cervical smear       
   None/few 124 (18) 5 (4) 1  
   1+ 267 (38) 22 (8) 2.0 (0.72–5.52) 0.188
   2+ 171 (24) 18 (11) 2.7 (0.92–7.61) 0.070
   3–4+ 140 (20) 22 (16) 3.7 (1.31–10.66) 0.014