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Table 3 Factors associated with not perceiving one’s risk in those actually having sexual risks

From: Factors associated with sexual risk taking behavior by precarious urban migrants in French Guiana

Variable n = 261 Risk with perception n = 232 n(%) Risk with no perception n = 86 n(%) Adjusted prevalence ratio [CI 95%], P
Sex
 Female 90 (38.8) 45 (52.3) 1
 Male 142 (61.2) 41 (47.7) 0.66 [0.44–0.98] 0.040
Nationality
 Guyanese 23 (9.9) 14 (16.3) 2.39 [1.31–4.35] 0.004
 Surinamese 48 (20.7) 36 (41.9) 1.92 [1.09–3.38] 0.025
 Brazilian 81 (34.9) 24 (27.9) 1
Use of condoms with regular or trusted partner
 Non-systematic 118 (61.1) 58 (84.1) 1
 Systematic 75 (38.9) 11 (15.9) 0.43 [0.24–0.78] 0.006
Last HIV test
 Never 35 (15.2) 17 (19.8) 1.93 [1.18–3.15] 0.009
 Not recently 51 (22.1) 34 (39.5) 1.62 [1.02–2.60] 0.043
 Recent 145 (62.8) 35 (40.7) 1