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Table 4 Results of logistic regression analysis on the effect of coping styles on HIV infection after controlling the effect of demographic factors

From: Coping styles in HIV positives and HIV negatives

Related factors HIV+ (N = 40) HIV− (N = 40) Univariate Multiple
OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Coping style       
 Emotion-oriented 19 (79/2) 33 (86/8) 0.58 (0.2–15.25) 0.43 25–0.3
2.94 (0.34)
0.33
 Task-oriented 5 (20.8) 5 (13.2) 1   1  
Age       
 – 36.7 ± 04.26 41.7 ± 42.56 0.9 (0.0–84.98) 0.012 0–0.94
0.38 (074)
0.003
Gender       
 Male 14 (58.3) 7 (19.4) 5.8 (1.18–8.5) 0.003 21–0.6
4.29 (0.85)
0.08
 Female 10 (41.7) 29 (80.6) 1   1  
Education       
 Without academic education 8 (34.8) 1 (2.6) 19.73 (3.2–0.171) 0.007 15–0.22
61.53 (2.5)
0.02
 Academic education 15 (65.2) 37 (97.4) 1   1  
Marital status       
 Single 8 (33.3) 10 (27.8) 0.16 (0.1–02.7) 0.13 0.131–0.84
0.085 (0.004)
0.12
 Married 11 (45.8) 25 (69.4) 0.09 (0.0–01.84) 0.04 2–0.56
0.14 (0.008)
0.19
 Divorced 5 (20.8) 1 (2.8) 1 0.09 1 0.29
  1. Ref = reference group; OR (95% CI) = 95% confidence interval for OR