Table 3

Crude odds ratios for health outcomes of study participants by sexual assault experience, North Carolina, 1997

No sexual assault n=1719Threat/sexual assault without intercourse n=105Threat/sexual assault with intercourse n=285
%%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)
Perceived health status
    Fair/poor general health18130.67 (0.37 to 1.2)201.2 (0.83 to 1.6)
    Poor physical health in past month28431.9 (1.2 to 2.9)472.2 (1.7 to 3.0)
    Poor mental health in past month22442.7 (1.7 to 4.3)503.4 (2.6 to 4.5)
Health behaviours
    Drank alcohol in past month27432.0 (1.3 to 3.2)391.7 (1.3 to 2.3)
    Current smoker20251.4 (0.83 to 2.3)382.6 (1.9 to 3.4)
Health risk factors
    Hypertension26220.82 (0.49 to 1.4)230.84 (0.61 to 1.2)
    High cholesterol27281.0 (0.60 to 1.7)301.2 (0.82 to 1.6)
    Obesity33270.74 (0.46 to 1.2)421.4 (1.1 to 1.9)
    Diabetes630.55 (0.19 to 1.6)40.66 (0.36 to 1.2)
    One or more of above health risk factors54450.68 (0.44 to 1.1)581.2 (0.90 to 1.6)