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Table 2 Factors associated with receiving used syringe

From: Suicidal ideation and HIV risk behaviors among a cohort of injecting drug users in New Delhi, India

  Univariate GEE of factors associated with using of shared syringe Multivariate logistic GEE of factors associated with using of shared syringe
Characteristic OR (95% CI) P-valuea AOR (95% CI) P-valuea
Suicidal Ideation 1.11 (1.07-1.15) <0.001 1.11 (1.07-1.15) <0.001**
  yes versus no
Formal Schooling 1.00 (0.96-1.04) 0.995 1.00 (0.96-1.05) 0.826
  yes versus no
Marital Status 1.02 (0.97-1.07) 0.511 1.01 (0.96-1.06) 0.626
  married/cohabiting versus others
Occupation 1.01 (0.97-1.06) 0.544 1.02 (0.98-1.07) 0.299
  scavenging versus others
Income (in INR) 1.03 (0.99-1.08) 0.139 1.04 (0.99-1.09) 0.086
  100 versus more
Age 1.00 (0.99-1.00) 0.747 1.00 (0.99-1.00) 0.867
  1. Note: GEE: Generalized estimating equations, INR: Indian national Rupee, OR: Odds ratio, AOR: Adjusted odds ratio, CI: Confidence interval.
  2. a tested with wald chi square, 1 degree of freedom.
  3. **significant at 0.01 level.