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Table 4 Regression analysis for factors associated with MG infection in Guangzhou, China, 2017–2018 (n = 678)

From: Prevalence and correlates of Mycoplasma genitalium infection among patients attending a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Guangdong, China: a cross-sectional study

  MG
  Univariate OR P value Multivariate OR P value
Sex
 Male Ref    
 Female 0.93 (0.48–1.79) 0.827   
Age (years)
 18–25 1.98 (0.632–6.23) 0.241   
 26–45 1.08 (0.37–3.17) 0.887   
  > 45 Ref    
Marital status
 Single Ref    
 Currently married 0.855 (0.47–1.57) 0.612   
 Other 2.16 (0.69–6.79) 0.186   
Time at local residence
 Less than 6 months Ref    
 More than 6 months 1.52 (0.73–3.17) 0.258   
Education level
 Middle school or less Ref    
 Senior school 1.81 (0.57–5.69) 0.313   
 Secondary school or junior college 1.56 (0.54–4.49) 0.409   
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 2.34 (0.87–6.32) 0.093   
Sexual orientation
 Heterosexual 1.90 (0.45–8.06) 0.377   
 MSM Ref    
Condom use in Past 6 m
 Always Ref    
 Not always 6.50 (1.11–8.66) 0.035   
Sexual partner in Past 6 m
 0–1 Ref    
 2 ~ 3 1.31 (0.71–2.42) 0.393   
  > 3 1.74 (0.63–4.83) 0.284   
Clinical symptoms
 No Ref   Ref  
 Yes 2.52 (2.03–3.13) 0.001 2.52 (2.03–3.13) 0.001