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Table 5 Association between selected socio-demographic factors and poor knowledge of HIV/AIDS among males and females, presented as adjusted OR and confidence intervals (95% CI), final models, n = 1,260.

From: What do young adults know about the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Findings from a population based study in Karachi, Pakistan

Socio-demographic factors Males (n = 605) Females (n = 655)
Age (years)   
   19–21 1 1
   17–18 2.20 (1.38, 3.49) 1.74 (1.22, 2.50)
Years of schooling   
   ≥ 6 1  
   < 6 2.46 (1.29, 4.68)  
Own computer   
   Yes 1  
   No 1.88 (1.06, 3.34)  
Residential status   
   Permanent 1  
   Migrant 1.23 (0.72, 2.10)  
Socio-economic status   
   High to middle   1
   Low   1.54 (1.06, 2.22)
Enrolment school/college   
   Yes   1
   No   1.61 (1.09, 2.39)
Marital status   
   Ever married   1
   Unmarried   1.85 (1.05, 3.26)