Table 4.

Association Between Number of Categories of ACEs and Likelihood of STDs

WomenMen
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
OR Adjusted for
Intervening
Variables (95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
OR Adjusted for
Intervening
Variables (95% CI)
01.001.001.001.00
11.5 (1.1–2.0)1.3 (.89–1.8)1.5 (1.1–1.9)1.2 (.86–1.5)
21.5 (1.1–2.2)1.1 (.74–1.7)1.7 (1.2–2.2)1.2 (.87–1.7)
32.2 (1.5–3.2)1.6 (1.0–2.4)2.2 (1.5–3.1)1.4 (.92–2.1)
4–52.5 (1.7–3.5)1.6 (1.1–2.4)2.1 (1.4–3.1)1.2 (.77–2.0)
6–73.4 (1.19–6.1)1.6 (.78–3.3)5.3 (2.2–12.7)2.1 (.72–6.1)
  • * Adjusted for age and race.

  • Adjusted for age, race, 30 or more lifetime sex partners, initiation of intercourse before 15 years of age, use of street drugs, and problems with alcohol.