Table 4

Multiplicative two-way interactions of syndemic factors and protective factors on transactional sex engagement (N=251)

Variables and product termTwo-way product terms
Model 1: depression× frequent alcohol useModel 2: intimate partner violence (IPV)×depressionModel 3: IPV× frequent alcohol useModel 4: young adulthood violence (YAV)*×depressionModel 5: YAV*× frequent alcohol useModel 6: all two-way product termsModel 7: all two-way product terms with protective factors
Depression×frequent alcohol use9.97 (1.10 to 89.69)*
IPV×depression0.95 (0.40 to 2.24)0.21 (0.04 to 1.28)0.41 (0.07 to 2.33)
IPV×frequent alcohol use5.56 (3.04 to 10.21)***3.72 (1.42 to 9.74)**3.51 (1.28 to 9.60)*
YAV*×depression1.29 (0.61 to 2.72)7.13 (1.34 to 37.50)*3.90 (0.71 to 22.36)
YAV*×frequent alcohol use6.81 (3.48 to 13.31)***1.44 (0.51 to 4.02)1.41 (0.46 to 4.30)
Resilience1.05 (0.97 to 1.17)
Family social support0.84 (0.72 to 0.98)*
Friend social support0.98 (0.82 to 1.18)
Significant other social support0.89 (0.75 to 1.05)
  • Covariates include sociodemographic factors: age, gender, education, food insecurity and employment.

  • *P<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.

  • *YAV is violence experienced at age 16 years and above.