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Table 3 Factors associated to non-disclosure of FSW status to health care staff

From: Sex work stigma and non-disclosure to health care providers: data from a large RDS study among FSW in Brazil

Variables Non-disclosure of FSW status to health care staff
OR 95% CI p-value Adjusted OR 95% CI p-value
Age 18–29 1.56 1.22–2.00 < 0.001 1.32 1.02–1.72 0.034
30–39 1.42 1.06–1.90 0.018 1.23 0.91–1.66 0.180
40–49 1.17 0.91–1.50 0.219 1.04 0.80–1.35 0.749
50+ 1.00 1.00
Educational level Incomplete elementary school 0.57 0.43–0.76 < 0.001 0.65 0.48–0.88 0.005
Incomplete high school 0.69 0.54–0.87 0.002 0.70 0.55–0.90 0.006
Complete high school 0.99 0.77–1.28 0.964 0.99 0.76–1.27 0.912
Incomplete college or more 1.00 1.00
Belonging to FSW-NGO Yes 0.66 0.50–0.88 0.005 0.72 0.53–0.98 0.036
No 1.00 1.00
Regular source of care Does not have one 2.82 1.62–4.89 < 0.001 2.36 1.31–4.24 0.004
Private care 2.51 1.32–4.76 0.005 1.99 1.02–3.91 0.045
Public specialized care 1.00 1.00
Public not specialized care 1.47 0.87–2.50 0.151 1.26 0.72–2.22 0.414