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Table 2 Boatmen's sexual behaviour with non-marital female partners

From: An assessment of vulnerability to HIV infection of boatmen in Teknaf, Bangladesh

Variables Deep sea fishing boatmen Day long fishing boatmen Non-fishing boatmen Total
Married n = 198 Single n = 102 Married n = 73 Single n = 31 Married n = 14 Single n = 15 n = 433
Proportion of boatmen who had sexual intercourse with non-marital female partners in last 12 months 48.5 [41.5–55.4] 60.8 [51.3–70.2] 67.1 [56.3–77.8] 80.6 [66.6–94.5] 42.9 [16.9–68.8] 33.3 [9.4–57.1] 57.3
P = .043 P = .164 P = .594
Proportion of boatmen who had sexual intercourse with non-marital female partners in last month 30.8 [24.3–37.2] 46.1 [36.4–55.7] 34.2 [23.3–45.0] 58.1 [40.7–75.4] 0 26.7 35.8
P = .009 P = .023
Proportion of boatmen who had sexual intercourse with CSW in last 12 months 38.9 [32.1–45.6] 45.1 [35.4–54.7] 57.5 [46.1–68.8] 70.0[53.9–86.1] 42.9 [16.9–68.8] 44.8 [19.6–69.9] 46.1
P = .301 P = .231 P = .917
Proportion of boatmen who had sexual intercourse with CSW in last month 24.2 [18.2–0.1] 32.4 [23.3–41.4] 30.1 [19.5–40.6] 38.7 [21.5–55.8] 0 26.7 27.5
P = .392 P = .392
Number of non-marital female partners in last 12 months
1 12.1 [7.5–6.6] 8.8 [3.3–4.2] 6.8 [1.2–12.5] 6.4 [2.2–15.0] 7.1 [6.3–20.5] 20.0 [.2–40.2] 10.2
P = .386 P = .940 P = .313
2+ 36.4 [29.6–43.1] 52.0 [42.3–61.6] 60.3 [49.0–71.5] 74.2 [58.7–89.6] 35.7 [10.6–60.7] 46.7 [21.4–71.9] 47.1
P = .009 P = .175 .547
  1. Note: Confidence Interval [CI] is shown within parenthesis, corresponding p value is given below