TABLE 4

Multinomial Logistic Regression of Sexting and Sex Behaviors Among LAUSD Middle School Students With Text-Capable Cell Phones, Los, Angeles, CA, 2012

Used Condom at Last Sexual Encounter Versus Not Sexually ActiveUnprotected Sex at Last Sexual Encounter Versus Not Sexually Active
Age1.26 (0.88–1.78)0.90 (0.58–1.42)
Male2.77 (1.40–5.48)**2.05 (0.85–4.97)
Race/ethnicity (Hispanic/Latino = 0)
 White0.41 (0.13–1.26)0.29 (0.05–1.72)
 Black/African American1.76 (0.87–3.55)1.97 (0.79–4.91)
 Other race/ethnicity0.49 (0.10–2.38)1.01 (0.20–5.20)
Sexual identity (LGBQ = 1)0.84 (0.19–3.61)0.07 (0.00–8.82)
Texts per day (≥100 = 1)3.65 (1.87–7.16)***4.70 (1.83–12.10)**
Received sext (yes = 1)5.54 (2.91–10.56)***12.10 (4.84–30.29)***
Sent sext (yes = 1)3.43 (1.26–9.34)*3.19 (0.94–10.77)
−2 Log2875.32
Nagelkerke R20.35
  • Data are ORs (95% CIs) unless otherwise indicated. n = 662. *P < .05, **P < .01, ***P < .001. LGBQ, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning/unsure.