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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analyses of factors associated with groin injection among PWID in Bangkok, Thailand

From: Groin injecting among a community-recruited sample of people who inject drugs in Thailand

  Model 1 (n = 437) Model 2 (n = 439)
Variable AOR      95% CI p-value AOR      95% CI p-value
Education level       
  (≥ Secondary education vs. < Secondary education) 1.55 (0.97 – 2.50) 0.07 1.62 (1.05 – 2.53) 0.03
Midazolam injection*       
  (> Weekly vs. None) 9.67 (5.10 – 20.06) <0.01 - - -
  (≤ Weekly vs. None) 1.56 (0.64 – 3.82) 0.33    
Ever injected midazolam       
  (Yes vs. No) - - - 4.12 (2.06 – 9.16) <0.01
Binge drug use*       
  (Yes vs. No) 1.43 (0.88 – 2.30) 0.15 1.72 (1.11 – 2.69) 0.02
Drug planting by police       
  (Yes vs. No) 2.09 (1.33 – 3.29) <0.01 1.89 (1.25 – 2.88) <0.01
  1. PWID: people who inject drugs; AOR: adjusted odds ratio; CI: confidence interval.
  2. *Activities in the previous six months.