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Table 3 Relationship between the studied variables and high-risk behaviors (sexually risky behaviors and drug use)

From: Prevalence of HIV infection and high-risk behaviors in truck and bus drivers in Kurdistan province

Variable Sexual risky behaviors P value Drug use P value
Yes No Yes No
Marital status
 Married 99 (75.6) 416 (88.5) **< 0.001 74 (80.4) 441 (86.6) **0.1
 Single 32 (24.4) 54 (11.5) 18 (19.6) 68 (13.4)
Education
 Illiterate 0 9 (1.9) ***0.3 1 (1.1) 8 (1.6) ***0.3
 Diploma and less 121 (92.4) 422 (89.8) 87 (94.6) 456 (89.6)
 Academic 10 (7.6) 39 (8.2) 4 (4.3) 45 (8.8)
Prison history
 No 106 (80.9) 435 (92.6) **< 0.001 67 (72.8) 474 (93.1) **< 0.001
 Yes 25 (19.1) 35 (7.4) 25 (27.2) 35 (6.9)
Sexual risky behaviors
 No 44 (47.8) 423 (83.7) **< 0.001
 Yes 48 (52.2) 83 (16.3)
Age, Mean ± Sd 38.85 ± 9.96 43.39 ± 10.34 *< 0.001 44.04 ± 11.44 42.10 ± 10.21 *0.1
  1. *Mann–Whitney U test
  2. **Chi-square test
  3. ***Fisher’s exact test