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Table 6 Opinions (I agree that...). Odds ratio, z, p(z), and 95% confidence intervals by gender and year of interview of logistic models

From: The end of “Catholic” sexuality in Italy?

Gender of respondent Year Religiosity Odds ratio z p (z) 95% CI Odds ratio z p (z) 95% CI
Lower Upper Lower Upper
    A young man remains a virgin until marriage A young woman remains a virgin until marriage
Male 2000 Not religious 1.000 1.000
Religious 2.013 z = 5.33 p < 0.001 1.556 2.605 1.918 z = 5.53 p < 0.001 1.523 2.417
2017 Not religious 0.957 z = −0.33 p = 0.742 0.735 1.246 0.798 z = −1.87 p = 0.061 0.630 1.011
Religious 1.577 z = 3.27 p = 0.001 1.200 2.071 1.344 z = 2.35 p = 0.019 1.002 1.720
Female 2000 Not religious 1.868 z = 4.34 p < 0.001 1.409 2.478 1.218 z = 1.48 p = 0.138 0.939 1.581
Religious 4.674 z = 12.50 p < 0.001 3.670 5.952 3.438 z = 11.10 p < 0.001 2.765 4.275
2017 Not religious 2.022 z = 5.28 p < 0.001 1.557 2.626 1.314 z = 2.25 p = 0.025 1.036 1.667
Religious 2.716 z = 7.51 p < 0.001 2.093 3.525 2.075 z = 6.05 p < 0.001 1.638 2.629
    A young man in a couple cheats A young woman in a couple cheats
Male 2000 Not religious 1.000 1.000
Religious 0.783 z = −2.08 p = 0.038 0.622 0.986 0.687 z = −2.38 p = 0.018 0.504 0.937
2017 Not religious 0.505 z = −5.34 p < 0.001 0.393 0.649 0.555 z = −3.57 p < 0.001 0.401 0.767
Religious 0.470 z = −5.36 p < 0.001 0.357 0.619 0.433 z = −4.41 p < 0.001 0.299 0.629
Female 2000 Not religious 0.093 z = −9.93 p < 0.001 0.059 0.149 0.359 z = −4.79 p < 0.001 0.236 0.546
Religious 0.039 z = −14.13 p < 0.001 0.025 0.062 0.197 z = −8.43 p < 0.001 0.135 0.287
2017 Not religious 0.079 z = −12.67 p < 0.001 0.053 0.117 0.236 z = −7.06 p < 0.001 0.158 0.352
Religious 0.042 z = −12.27 p < 0.001 0.025 0.070 0.127 z = −8.28 p < 0.001 0.078 0.207
    A young man has homosexual intercourse A young woman has homosexual intercourse
Male 2000 Not religious 1.000 1.000
Religious 0.517 z = −4.75 p < 0.001 0.394 0.679 0.479 z = −6.40 p < 0.001 0.382 0.600
2017 Not religious 3.112 z = 9.80 p < 0.001 2.480 3.905 2.684 z = 9.28 p < 0.001 2.179 3.306
Religious 1.442 z = 2.87 p = 0.004 1.123 1.852 1.386 z = 2.86 p = 0.004 1.108 1.733
Female 2000 Not religious 2.544 z = 7.22 p < 0.001 1.974 3.277 1.068 z = 0.55 p = 0.585 0.843 1.352
Religious 1.142 z = 1.14 p = 0.254 0.909 1.435 0.473 z = −7.02 p < 0.001 0.384 0.583
2017 Not religious 13.309 z = 20.49 p < 0.001 10.389 17.048 4.680 z = 13.47 p < 0.001 3.739 5.858
Religious 5.142 z = 13.41 p < 0.001 4.048 6.532 2.052 z = 6.45 p < 0.001 1.649 2.554
  1. Source: authors’ elaboration on SIS and SELFY survey data
  2. The reference category is being male, interviewed in the year 2000, not religious. In bold confidence intervals of Religious that do not overlap the confidence intervals of Not religious