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Table 3 Reproductive health factors associated with tubal infertility (multivariate analysis)

From: Risk factors of tubal infertility in a tertiary hospital in a low-resource setting: a case-control study

VariableLevelsCasesControlAORLowerUpperSign.
n (%)n (%)
Age at first intercourse15–2074 (32.2)117 (50.9)0.560.04.190.572
21–355 (2.2)34 (14.8)1   
Type of DysmenorrhoeaSecondary74 (32.2)129 (56.1)1.400.0920.650.808
Primary5 (2.2)22 (9.)1   
Given birth beforeYes27 (12.1)78 (34.8)0.470.121.850.281
No46 (20.5)73 (32.6)1   
Use o condomYes28 (12.2)104 (45.4)0.170.031.080.061
No50 (21.8)47 (20.5)1   
Number of sexual partners> one21 (9.1)16 (7.0)3.420.6218.810.158
One partner58 (25.2)135 (58.7)1   
Ovarian CystYes13 (5.7)6 (2.6)20.452.48168.670.005
No66 (28.7)145 (3.0)1   
Induced abortionYes28 (12.2)39 (17.0)2.750.6411.810.173
No51 (22.2)112 (48.7)1   
ChlamydiaYes38 (16.5)12 (5.2)17.053.4085.530.001
No41 (17.8)139 (60.4)1   
MycoplasmaYes43 (18.7)27 (11.7)5.131.1922.020.028
No36 (15.7)124 (53.9)1   
Deep dyspareuniaYes29 (12.6)7 (3.0)3.730.3836.400.258
No50 (21.7)144 (62.6)1   
Multiple uterine fibroidsYes20 (8.7)3 (1.3)62.354.84803.180.002
No59 (25.7)148 (64.3)1   
  1. The procedure models cases as the response, treating control as the reference category