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Table 3 Comparison of socio demographic and other factors with of rape among street females in Bahir- Dar, August, 2010

From: Assessment of sexual violence among street females in Bahir-Dar town, North West Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Variables Rape   COR(95% CI) AOR(95% CI)
  No Yes   
Age(years)
15-29** 151 79 6.7 (2.3, 19.2) 3.5(1.1, 11.2)
30-39 94 13 1.8 (.55, 5.7) 1.3(.36, 4.5)
40-49 51 4 1 1
Marital status 15-29*
Ever married 120 22 1 1
Single* 179 74 2.5 (1.3,3.8) 1.7(.9, 3.2)
Type of street     
On the street 213 27 1 1
Off the street** 86 69 6.4 (3.8, 10.5) 6.7(3.5, 12.8)
Substance use
Yes* 41 31 3.0 (1.8, 5.2) 1.5(.8, 2.9)
No 258 65 1 1
Disability
No 241 63 1 1
Yes* 58 33 2.2 (1.3, 3.6) 2.2(.9,4.7)
Occupation
Beggars 118 35 7(.4, 1.2) .5(.3, 1.3)
Vending 106 15 3(.2, .7) .8(.3, 1.9)
Prostitution** 16 20 2.837(1.3, 6.3) 4.1(1.5, 11.1)
No job 59 26 1 1
  1. **Statistically significant at 95% CI.
  2. *Their effect disappeared when adjusted for potential confounders.